A psyllium-enriched cereal for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia in children: a controlled, double-blind, crossover study.

@article{Davidson1996APC,
  title={A psyllium-enriched cereal for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia in children: a controlled, double-blind, crossover study.},
  author={Michael H. Davidson and L D Dugan and John R. Burns and Daisuke Sugimoto and Ken Story and Kathleen B Drennan},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={96-102}
}
Psyllium, a water-soluble fiber, has been shown to lower total serum and low-density-lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol concentrations in adult hypercholesterolemic subjects and may be effective in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia in children. The effects of a psyllium-enriched cereal were compared with a matched control cereal in a double-blind, crossover fashion in 25 children, 6-18 y old, with hypercholesterolemia. After an 8-wk diet-stabilization period, the subjects were randomly assigned… CONTINUE READING