Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 21st, 2003
According to a study from Japan, "The effects of dietary 1,3-diacylglycerol-rich oil (DG oil) on glucose and lipid metabolism were investigated in comparison with triacylglycerol (TG) oil in female genetically obese Wistar fatty rats."
"The obese rats and their lean littermates (8 weeks old) were fed a synthetic diet containing 10% (w/w) DG or TG oil for 5 weeks," reported Tomomi Sugimoto and colleagues at Tezukayama Gakuin University. "The body weights, abdominal fat weights, and the plasma and liver TG concentrations were not significantly different due to...
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