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High-carbohydrate diets, exercise and postprandial lipaemia

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Low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets are recommended by various scientific bodies for the prevention of coronary heart disease. However, these diets increase postprandial lipaemia and so their net benefit for coronary heart disease risk has been the subject of vigorous debate. Exaggerated postprandial lipaemia has been implicated in the development of atherosclerosis. Previous research suggests that physical exercise improves triacylglycerol metabolic capacity. The present thesis investigated whether exercise, when simultaneously adopted with a high-carbohydrate diet, could prevent the augmentation of postprandial lipaemia observed with this dietary change. [Continues.]

Funding

British Heart Foundation. Greece, State Scholarships Foundation.

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Publisher

C. Koutsari

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2000

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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en

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