Effects of Spirulina platensis supplementation on lipid profile in HIV–infected antiretroviral naïve patients in Yaounde - Cameroon: a randomized trial study

@inproceedings{NgoMatip2014EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of Spirulina platensis supplementation on lipid profile in HIV–infected antiretroviral na{\"i}ve patients in Yaounde - Cameroon: a randomized trial study},
  author={Marthe-Elise Ngo-Matip and Constant Anatole Pieme and Marcel Azabji-Kenfack and Prosper Cabral Nya Biapa and Nkenfack Germaine and Englert Heike and Bruno Moukette Moukette and Korosky Emmanuel and Stefanini Philippe and Carl Moses Mbofung and Jeanne Yonkeu Ngogang},
  booktitle={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2014}
}
BackgroundCardiovascular diseases (CVD) and metabolic alterations are among the majors public health concern that have been reported in people living with HIV infections. Factors contributing to cardio metabolic syndrome in HIV include body fat distribution, dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, cardiovascular dysfunction and inflammation. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of Spirulina platensis (Cyanobacteriaceae) supplementation versus local diet on lipid profile in HIV-infected… CONTINUE READING
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