Six years of fast-food fats supersizes monkeys

日期:2019-03-02 04:11:11 作者:阴漉幢 阅读:

EVEN a low-calorie diet can lead to potentially dangerous burger bellies, if it is rich in trans fats. Trans fats, commonly found in fast foods, can significantly increase the risk of heart disease. Kylie Kavanagh at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and her colleagues decided to test the effects of this “killer fat” on body weight. They fed one group of African green monkeys a diet with 8 per cent of its calories from trans fats,