Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 27th, 2006
"This study was performed to examine the effect of consumption of pork-liver protein hydrolysate (PLH) on body fat accumulation in Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty (OLETF) rats as a noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus model and in Long-Evans Tokushima Otsuka (LETO) rats as a control," scientists in Japan report.
M. Shimizu and colleagues working with the Nippon Meat Packers explained, "Male 20-week-old OLETF and LETO rats were pair-fed either PLH or casein containing diet for 14 weeks."
They found, "In the OLETF rats, dietary PLH...
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