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Influence of Extra Sucrose in the Daily Food on the Life-span of Wistar Albino Rats

Nature volume 222, pages 10501052 (14 June 1969) | Download Citation

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Male rats fed with a human diet with added sucrose died sooner than rats fed a control diet. All animals, male and female, developed severe glomerulonephritis, but the males fed extra sucrose acquired the disease sooner.

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  1. Department of Medicine, The Netherlands Institute of Nutrition, Amsterdam

    • L. M. DALDERUP
    •  & W. VISSER

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