Western Diet Depletes Artery-Protecting Immune Cells

News   Mar 26, 2018 | Original Story from La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.

 
Western Diet Depletes Artery-Protecting Immune Cells

Cross section of an aorta from a mouse that was fed the equivalent of a Western diet, which accelerates the build-up of plaque. The large red plaque on the inside of the aorta was labeled with oil based stain, which highlights lipids. Credit: Dr. Dalia Gaddis, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.

 
 
 

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