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Mediterranean Diet and Red Yeast Rice Supplementation for the Management of Hyperlipidemia in Statin-Intolerant Patie...

Abstract Lipid profile could be modified by Mediterranean diet (MD) and by red yeast rice (RYR). We assessed the lipid-lowering effects of MD alone or in combination with RYR on dyslipidemic statin-intolerant subjects, with or without type 2 diabetes, for 24 weeks.

Efficiency of Barley Bran and Oat Bran in Ameliorating Blood Lipid Profile and the Adverse Histological Changes in Hy...

Abstract The efficiency of oat bran and barley bran in lowering the induced hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia in blood of male Albino rats ( Rattus rattus) was studied. Twenty rats were divided into four groups each consisted of five rats and fed the specified test diets for eight weeks.

Changes in weight loss and lipid profiles after a dietary purification program: a prospective case series

Abstract Objective The purpose of this case series was to describe immediate changes to weight and lipid profiles after a 21-day Standard Process whole food supplement and dietary modification program. Methods Changes in weight and lipid profiles were measured for 7 participants (6 men and 1 woman) participating in a 21-day program.

Food Products Containing Free Tall Oil-Based Phytosterols and Oat β-Glucan Lower Serum Total and LDL Cholesterol in H...

Abstract This randomized, double-blind, controlled trial evaluated the influence of low fat, low saturated fat food products that contained free tall oil-based phytosterols (TOP) and oat β-glucan (from whole oats and bran concentrate) on serum lipid concentrations in adults with mild-to-moderate hypercholesterolemia.

Combination Diet and Exercise Interventions for the Treatment of Dyslipidemia: an Effective Preliminary Strategy to L...

Low saturated fat diets combined with exercise In a clinical setting, when lifestyle modifications are prescribed to hypercholesterolemic patients, the most common recommendations include decreasing fat intake, in particular, saturated fat intake, with or without increasing daily physical activity.

Nutrition Journal | Full text | Long-term effects of low-fat diets either low or high in protein on cardiovascular an...

Meta-analyses of short-term studies indicate favorable effects of higher protein vs. lower protein diets on health outcomes like adiposity or cardiovascular risk factors, but their long-term effects are unknown.

A Single Consumption of High Amounts of the Brazil Nuts Improves Lipid Profile of Healthy Volunteers

1Department of Chemistry, Natural and Exact Sciences Centers, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), 97105900 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil 2Department of Nutrition, Center Franciscan University (UNIFRA), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil 3Clinical Laboratory Analysis, University Hospital, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil 4Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil 5 Department of Technology and Food and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil Received 20 April 2013; Revised 15 May 2013; Accepted 15 May 2013 Academic Editor: Cindy Davis Background.

Vitamin E tocotrienol supplementation improves lipid profiles in chronic hemodialysis patients

Abstract Purpose Chronic hemodialysis patients experience accelerated atherosclerosis contributed to by dyslipidemia, inflammation, and an impaired antioxidant system. Vitamin E tocotrienols possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. However, the impact of dietary intervention with Vitamin E tocotrienols is unknown in this population. Patients and methods A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial was conducted in 81 patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis.

Nutrition & Metabolism | Full text | Lupin protein isolate versus casein modifies cholesterol excretion and mRNA expr...

Lupin proteins exert hypocholesterolemic effects in man and animals, although the underlying mechanism remains uncertain. Herein we investigated whether lupin proteins compared to casein modulate sterol excretion and mRNA expression of intestinal sterol transporters by use of pigs as an animal model with similar lipid metabolism as humans, and cellular cholesterol-uptake by Caco-2 cells.

BMC Women's Health | Full text | Vegan diet and blood lipid profiles: a cross-sectional study of pre and postmenopaus...

Vegan diet has been associated with lower risk of cardiovascular diseases and mortality, partly due to its effects on serum lipid profiles. Lipid profiles [high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C), low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) and triglycerides (TG)] have not been fully elucidated either in pre and postmenopausal vegans or in ovo-lacto vegetarians.

Snacking patterns, diet quality, and cardiovascular risk factors in adults

The relationship of snacking patterns on nutrient intake and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in adults is unknown. The aim of this study was to examine the associations of snacking patterns with nutrient intake, diet quality, and a selection of CVRF in adults participating in the 2001-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Fats and Cholesterol

Expert Answers to Readers' Questions My triglyceride level is high. How can I lower my triglycerides with my diet? High triglycerides can be of concern to your health. Interestingly, a lower fat diet will not likely lower your triglyceride levels.

Fats and Cholesterol: Out with the Bad, In with the Good

Introduction: It's Time to End the Low-Fat Myth It's time to end the low-fat myth. For decades, a low-fat diet was touted as a way to lose weight and prevent or control heart disease and other chronic conditions, and food companies re-engineered products to be reduced-fat or fat-free, often compensating for differences in flavor and texture by increasing amounts of salt, sugar, or refined grains.

Rethinking Fat: The Case For Adding Some Into Your Diet

Remember the fat-free boom that swept the country in the 1990s? Yes, we know from the Salt readers who took our informal survey that lots of you tried to follow it. And gave up. "I definitely remember eating fat-free cookies, fat-free pudding, fat-free cheese, which was awful," Elizabeth Stafford, an attorney from North Carolina, told us in the survey.

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Fats and Cholesterol

When it comes to dietary fat, what matters most is the type of fat you eat. Contrary to past dietary advice promoting low-fat diets, newer research shows that healthy fats are necessary and beneficial for health. When food manufacturers reduce fat, they often replace it with carbohydrates from sugar, refined grains, or other starches.