Intake of partially defatted Brazil nut flour reduces serum cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic patients- a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Carvalho2015IntakeOP,
  title={Intake of partially defatted Brazil nut flour reduces serum cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic patients- a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Roberta Ferreira Carvalho and Grazielle Vilas B{\^o}as Huguenin and Ronir Raggio Luiz and Annie Seixas Bello Moreira and Glaucia M. M. Oliveira and Glorimar Rosa},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE Thyroid hormones can lower levels of atherogenic lipoproteins, and selenium is important in thyroid hormone homeostasis. We aimed to investigate the effects of a healthy diet associated with the Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) in dyslipidemic and hypertensive patients. METHODS This study was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Seventy-seven dyslipidemic and hypertensive patients already receiving lipid-lowering drugs received either a dietary treatment associated… CONTINUE READING
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