Long-Term Oral Feeding of Lutein-Fortified Milk Increases Voluntary Running Distance in Rats

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Matsumoto, Megumi ; Hagio, Masahito ; Inoue, Ryo ; Mitani, Tomohiro ; Yajima, Masako ; Hara, Hiroshi ; Yajima, Takaji (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3974750, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093529
  • Subject: Lipids | Animal Models | Research Article | Anatomy | Nutritional Deficiencies | Rodents | Body Weight | Muscles | Animals | Rats | Obesity | Biology and Life Sciences | Muscle Biochemistry | Research and Analysis Methods | Musculoskeletal System | Physiology | Medicine | Vertebrates | Micronutrient Deficiencies | Muscle Physiology | Q | R | Nutrition | Mammals | Physiological Parameters | Model Organisms | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Science | Biochemistry | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | eye diseases | food and beverages

To evaluate the effects of lutein-fortified milk administration on running exercise, a voluntary wheel-running model was performed in rats. Four-week-old F344 rats were administered test milk (10 mL/kg) daily following a 4-h fasting period, and their running distances w... View more
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