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AD LIBAd Libitum (Latin: Freely)
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A similar study design but with an ad libitum smoking challenge might corroborate our hypothesis that THC and CBN OF concentrations could increase with tolerance to smoked cannabis intoxication.
During the heat exposure period, only one animal was housed in each cage with liberty of movement and with ad libitum supply of water but no food.
In contrast, the daily weight gain of empty body, liver, empty intestines and internal fats of the feed restriction groups were significantly (P (Less than) 0.05) higher than those values obtained from the ad libitum control group during the realimentation phase; whereas, lambs that moved from 40 (Percent) feed restriction to ad libitum feeding had significantly (P (Less than) 0.05) lower average daily deposition rates for all studied carcass tissues than control lambs.
Among free living people involving ad libitum diets, intake of free sugars or sugarsweetened beverages is a determinant of body weight.
Feed restriction is a conventional strategy employed in modern broiler breeder industry to lessen fat accretion and avoid reproduction and health complications [2] but not in modern broiler meat industry where feeding is ad libitum. However, ad libitum feeding has been implicated in mortality and health problems such as ascites, tibial dyschondroplasia, necrosis of the femoral head, angular and torsional long bone deformities, perosis, spinal deformities, obesity and Sudden Death Syndrome [1, 3, 4].
* The sweet grass group rats received sweet grass water beverage (coumarin content 10mg/l of water) ad libitum instead of water for one week.
After that period were allowed to drink ad libitum. The test was repeated under the same conditions with the second type of drinking water for two weeks.
Both groups were instructed to maintain their body weight by reducing ad libitum intake by an amount equal to the energy intake of the smoothies.
1260) compared serum concentrations of BPA over a 24-hr period after oral bolus administration or ad libitum feeding in mice and assessed for buildup with dietary exposure.
The animals were divided into two dietary groups: ad libitum (AL) (n=29) with free access to food and water and intermittent feeding (IF) (n=25) with access to food on alternate days.