Cholesterol-lowering effect of soy protein in normocholesterolemic and hypercholesterolemic men.

@article{Wong1998CholesterolloweringEO,
  title={Cholesterol-lowering effect of soy protein in normocholesterolemic and hypercholesterolemic men.},
  author={William W Wong and Elliot O'Brian Smith and Janice E. Stuff and David L. Hachey and William C. Heird and H J Pownell},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={68 6 Suppl},
  pages={1385S-1389S}
}
Cardiovascular heart disease is a major health problem in the United States. Elevated blood cholesterol has been shown to significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular heart disease. The National Cholesterol Educational Program (NCEP) Step I diet, which restricts fat and cholesterol intakes, is usually recommended as the initial treatment to lower blood cholesterol. Soy protein has been shown to be hypocholesterolemic, particularly in hypercholesterolemic subjects. However, the… CONTINUE READING

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