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Comparison of the Effects of Coconut Oil and Soyabean Oil on TSH Level and Weight Gain in Rabbits

Gupta, V and Walia, L and Gupta, S and Bajwa, N (2009) Comparison of the Effects of Coconut Oil and Soyabean Oil on TSH Level and Weight Gain in Rabbits. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

The present study was conducted on 12 albino rabbits of either sex and weighing between 1-1.5kg to see the influence of coconut oil and soyabean oil on serum TSH levels and weight gain for a period of 12 weeks.  The rabbits were divided into 2 groups of six each.  Rabbits in group 1 were fed on coconut oil and in group 2 were fed on soyabean oil in addition to their standard diet.  At the end of 12 weeks we found that rabbits fed on soyabean oil had significant increase in TSH levels (p= 0.003) and gained more weight (p=0.000) when compared to rabbits fed on coconut oil.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Coconut oil, Soyabean oil, Thyroid stimulating hormone, Weight
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:6565
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 Jul 2009 02:45
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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