, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 492–493 | Cite as

Increased concentration of plasma cholesterol in veal calves fed soyabean lecithin

  • A. C. Beynen
  • L. G. M. Van Gils


Veal calves (aged about 1 week) were fed a milk replacer without or with soyabean lecithin (2 and 4%; on dry matter basis) for 18 weeks. It was found that lecithin increased the level of plasma cholesterol in a dose-dependent manner.


Cholesterol Lecithin Plasma Cholesterol Matter Basis Milk Replacer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Beynen
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. G. M. Van Gils
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Human NutritionAgricultural UniversityWageningen(The Netherlands)
  2. 2.Institute for Scientific Research in the Field of Animal NutritionTrouw & Co., N. V. InternationalPutten(The Netherlands)

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