Evaluation of the effects of a new fermented milk product (Gaio) on primary hypercholesterolemia

  title={Evaluation of the effects of a new fermented milk product (Gaio) on primary hypercholesterolemia},
  author={MC Bertolami and AA Faludi and Michel Batlouni},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To verify the effects on the lipid profile of a product of fermented milk (Gaio®) in patients with mild to moderate primary hypercholesterolemia.Design: The study was prospective, randomized, double-blinded and placebo controlled, with a crossover design. Subjects: Thirty-two patients (21 women and 11 men) with ages ranging between 36 and 65 years old were included in the study. All of them were on a controlled diet for at least 8 weeks.Intervention: Patients began, after clinical… CONTINUE READING


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