Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Virgin Coconut Oil Prevents Blood Pressure Elevation and Improves Endothelial Functions in Rats Fed with Repeatedly Heated Palm Oil

Figure 5

Endothelium-dependent relaxation in response to acetylcholine in aortic rings isolated from rats fed with basal diet (control), virgin coconut oil (VCO), five-times-heated palm oil (5HPO), and five-times-heated palm oil along with VCO (5HPO + VCO) at different concentrations. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM. #Significant difference ( ) compared to control.