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Sokoto J. Vet. Sci.. 2010; 8(1&2): 26-30

The effects of dietary supplementation of Allium sativum on some vital biochemical parameters in male Albino rats.

LO Aka, NN Pilau & RI Obidike.


This study investigated the effects of Garlic (Allum sativum) on plasma lipid levels, serum proteins and electrolytes in albino rats. Graded dietary supplementations of garlic viz: 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 % administered to sixty (60) apparently healthy male albino rats of the Wistar strain in five groups of ten (10) rats each. The Allium was supplemented for 30 days in a complete randomized manner. A sixth group of ten rats served as the unsupplemented control. The result showed a significantly (p

Key words: Electrolytes, garlic, lipids, proteins, rats

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