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dc.contributor.authorKoenig, Vicki C.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-01T14:44:51Z
dc.date.available2016-02-01T14:44:51Z
dc.date.issued1987en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/64565
dc.description.abstractA metabolic study was conducted with 23 men to determine the effects on plasma lipids and lipoproteins of a high calcium intake from two sources compared to a normal level of calcium intake over an eight week controlled feeding period. Three diet treatments were examined: 1) high dietary calcium mainly from dairy sources (1600-1800 mg/day), 2) high dietary calcium supplied by a CaCO₃ supplement (1600-1800 mg/day), and 3) normal dietary calcium intake from mixed sources (600-800 mg/day). Fat, carbohydrate and protein were provided in the ratio of percent kcal as 40:49:11. Nutrient, cholesterol levels (500 mg) and polyunsaturated to saturated (P/S) fatty acid ratio (0.446) were held constant for all diet treatments. There were no significant differences between treatments or across time in plasma TC, LDL, HDL or VLDL-cholesterol. Levels remained similar throughout the controlled diet treatment and the pre- and post-treatment periods. At the level of fat content and P/S ratio tested, there was no hypocholesterolemic effect of elevated calcium intake on plasma lipids.en
dc.format.extentx, 116 leavesen_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
dc.relation.isformatofOCLC# 16679269
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V855 1987.K64en_US
dc.subject.lcshCalcium -- Metabolismen_US
dc.subject.lcshLipoproteinsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCholesterol -- Metabolismen_US
dc.titleEffect of calcium level and source on plasma total and lipoprotein cholesterol in men under controlled dietary conditionsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentHuman Nutrition and Foodsen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHuman Nutrition and Foodsen_US
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten_US


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