Dietary grape powder increases IL-1β and IL-6 production by lipopolysaccharide-activated monocytes and reduces plasma concentrations of large LDL and large LDL-cholesterol particles in obese humans.

@article{Zunino2014DietaryGP,
  title={Dietary grape powder increases IL-1β and IL-6 production by lipopolysaccharide-activated monocytes and reduces plasma concentrations of large LDL and large LDL-cholesterol particles in obese humans.},
  author={Susan J. Zunino and Jan M. Peerson and Tammy L Freytag and Andrew P. Breksa and Ellen L. Bonnel and Leslie R. Woodhouse and David H Storms},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={369-80}
}
Obese individuals are at an increased risk of developing CVD, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and bacterial and viral infections when compared with the normal-weight population. In a 9-week randomised, double-blind, cross-over study, twenty-four obese subjects aged between 20 and 60 years and with a BMI between 30 and 45 kg/m2 were fed grape or placebo powder for 3-week intervals to determine the effects of dietary grapes on blood lipid profiles, plasma inflammatory marker concentrations and… CONTINUE READING

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