Cafeteria diet increased adiposity in comparison to high fat diet in young male rats


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Büyükdere Y., Güleç A., Akyol A.

PEERJ, vol.7, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.7717/peerj.6656
  • Journal Name: PEERJ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Cafeteria diet, High fat diet, Obesity, Adiposity, Rat, INDUCED OBESITY, METABOLIC SYNDROME, GENE-EXPRESSION, INFLAMMATION, EXPOSURE, ROLES, BRAIN, MODEL, TOOL

Abstract

Background. Dietary intervention studies in animal models of obesity are crucial to elucidate the mechanistic effects of specific nutrients and diets. Although several models of diet induced obesity have been examined in rodents to assess obesity, there are few studies that have researched influence of different high fat and/or westernized diets. The aim of this study was to compare a high fat diet and a cafeteria diet on obesity related biochemical and physiological parameters in young male rats.