Effect of vegetarian diet on homocysteine levels.

@article{Bissoli2002EffectOV,
  title={Effect of vegetarian diet on homocysteine levels.},
  author={Luisa Bissoli and Vincenzo Di Francesco and Andrea Ballarin and R Mandragona and R Trespidi and Giorgio Brocco and Beatrice Caruso and Ottavio Bosello and Mauro Zamboni},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={73-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare fasting total plasma homocysteine (tHcy) levels in vegans, lacto-ovovegetarians and control subjects, and to evaluate the relationships between tHcy levels and nutritional variables in vegetarians. METHODS The study was conducted on 45 vegetarian subjects: 31 vegans (19 males, 12 females, mean age 45.8 +/- 15.8 years); 14 lacto-ovovegetarians (6 males, 8 females, mean age 48.5 +/- 14.5 years), and 29 control subjects (19 males, 10 females, mean age 43.4 +/- 16.7 years… CONTINUE READING
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