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- Klevay, L.M.
- Nutrition reports international 1977 v.15 no.5 pp. 587
- rats; hypocholesterolemia; phytic acid; antinutritional factors; dietary minerals; zinc; copper; mineral metabolism; myocardial infarction; diet; vegetables; dietary fiber; dietary nutrient sources; cardioprotective effect; risk factors; epidemiological studies; animal models; blood lipids; cholesterol
- ... For 152 days 40 male Carworth rats were given a diet of sucrose 62, egg white 20 and maize oil 10% with minerals, fibre and vitamins to which was added CuSO4.5H2O 9.95 or 1.246 mg/kg, sodium phosphates 19.6 g/kg or sodium phytate 20 g/kg, to give diets with Zn:Cu ratios of 4.5 and 14.5:1 both with phytate or with phosphates. At 122 and 152 days both groups given phytate had significantly less chol ...