Effect of a low glycemic index diet with soy protein and phytosterols on CVD risk factors in postmenopausal women.

@article{Lukaczer2006EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a low glycemic index diet with soy protein and phytosterols on CVD risk factors in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Dan Lukaczer and D J Liska and Robert H. Lerman and Gary K Darland and Barbara Schiltz and Matthew L. Tripp and Jeffrey S. Bland},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={104-13}
}
OBJECTIVES Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in women. Hyperlipidemia is a major risk factor for CVD, but research suggests that metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes are also key factors in CVD in postmenopausal women. Most dietary programs, however, focus only on hyperlipidemia and not on insulin resistance associated with diabetes and metabolic syndrome. This 12-wk trial compared the effects of a dietary program combining a low glycemic index diet with a functional… CONTINUE READING

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