Cholesterol-lowering effect of probiotic yogurt in comparison with ordinary yogurt in mildly to moderately hypercholesterolemic subjects.

@article{AtaieJafari2009CholesterolloweringEO,
  title={Cholesterol-lowering effect of probiotic yogurt in comparison with ordinary yogurt in mildly to moderately hypercholesterolemic subjects.},
  author={Asal Ataie-Jafari and Bagher Larijani and Hamid Alavi Majd and Farideh Tahbaz},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Hypercholesterolemia is the most important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. In this study, we compared the effect of consuming probiotic yogurt with that of ordinary yogurt on serum cholesterol level in mildly to moderately hypercholesterolemic subjects. METHODS This randomized and crossover trial included 14 healthy subjects with serum total cholesterol 5.17-7.76 mmol/l. They did not consume yogurt for a 2-week prestudy period and added 300 g/day of milk to their… CONTINUE READING

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