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Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa extract on high fat diet-induced obesity and liver damage in hamsters.

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Summary of "Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa extract on high fat diet-induced obesity and liver damage in hamsters."

Obesity is a chronic metabolic disorder associated with an increase in adipogenesis and often accompanied with fatty liver disease.

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Name: Food & nutrition research
ISSN: 1654-661X
Pages: 29018

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A diet that consists mainly of foods with a high content of protein and limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES.

A diet that includes foods with a high protein content.

A course of food intake that is high in FATS and low in CARBOHYDRATES. This diet provides sufficient PROTEINS for growth but insufficient amount of carbohydrates for the energy needs of the body. A ketogenic diet generates 80-90% of caloric requirements from fats and the remainder from proteins.

A course of food intake that is high in FATS and low in CARBOHYDRATES. This diet provides sufficient PROTEINS for growth but insufficient amount of carbohydrates for the energy needs of the body. A ketogenic diet generates 80-90% of caloric requirements from fats and the remainder from proteins.

Abnormally high temperature intentionally induced in living things regionally or whole body. It is most often induced by radiation (heat waves, infra-red), ultrasound, or drugs.

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