Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation enhances antihypertensive effect of ramipril in Chinese patients with obesity-related hypertension.

@article{Zhao2009ConjugatedLA,
  title={Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation enhances antihypertensive effect of ramipril in Chinese patients with obesity-related hypertension.},
  author={Wen-Sheng Zhao and Jia-jie Zhai and Yi-Hui Wang and Pa-Sha Xie and Xiao-Jing Yin and Long-Xue Li and Kang-lin Cheng},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={680-6}
}
BACKGROUND Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) refers to a group of positional and geometrical conjugated dienoic isomers of linoleic acid. Our aim was to investigate the effect of 8-week dietary CLA supplementation on blood pressure, concentrations of plasma adiponecin, leptin, and as well as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) activity in obese hypertensive subjects. METHODS Eighty obese individuals with stage 1 uncontrolled essential hypertension were randomized in a double-blind, placebo… CONTINUE READING
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