The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels

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Forty Sprague Dawley rats were randomly placed in five groups with eight rats per group. Each group varied in dietary composition for fiber type and carbohydrate source. Groups one and two received oat fiber and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Groups three and four received corn bran as the fiber source and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Group five (considered the control group), received Purina standard rat chow. Analysis of variance showed only significant differences for food intake, and the control group had a significantly higher food intake. Weight gain, serum cholesterol ... continued below

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Broeder, Craig E. (Craig Elliot) August 1985.

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Forty Sprague Dawley rats were randomly placed in five groups with eight rats per group. Each group varied in dietary composition for fiber type and carbohydrate source. Groups one and two received oat fiber and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Groups three and four received corn bran as the fiber source and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Group five (considered the control group), received Purina standard rat chow. Analysis of variance showed only significant differences for food intake, and the control group had a significantly higher food intake. Weight gain, serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels showed no significant differences.

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Broeder, Craig E. (Craig Elliot). The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels, thesis, August 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500880/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .