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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of bread formulated with 6 g of beta-glucan (oat soluble fiber) on serum lipids in overweight normotensive subjects with mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia. DESIGN Thirty-eight male subjects [mean age 59.8 +/- 0.6 yr, mean body mass index (BMI) 28.3 +/- 0.6 kg/m(2)] who were eligible for the study ate an isocaloric(More)
OBJECTIVE The combination of hypertriglyceridemia and low high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is one of the most common lipid abnormalities. Thus, the aim of this study was to determine the effects of ciprofibrate on lipid profile in patients with Frederickson's type IV dyslipidemia phenotype. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Seventy-five patients with(More)
The seeds of Hymenaea courbaril (Caesalpiniace), a species widely disseminated in Venezuela, produce a clear and soluble gum. The dietetic fiber content (60.7%) of the gum was used as a good criterion for the formulation of integral bread in a diet for dyslipidemia patients. The proximal composition of the integral bread was determined. The product(More)
BACKGROUND Resistin is an adipokine secreted in adipose tissue that may be associated with the metabolic and endocrine disorders of obesity. AIM To assess the association between serum resistin levels and body composition variables, in children and adolescents. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cross-sectional assessment of 302 subjects, aged 10-16 years. According(More)
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