Multicentre study of soybean protein diet for outpatient hyper-cholesterolaemic patients.

@article{Descovich1980MulticentreSO,
  title={Multicentre study of soybean protein diet for outpatient hyper-cholesterolaemic patients.},
  author={Giancarlo Descovich and C Ceredi and Antonio Gaddi and Maria Serena Benassi and Giuseppe Mannino and Livio Colombo and Luigi Cattin and Gabriele Fontana and Umberto Senin and Elmo Mannarino and C Caruzzo and Egidio Bertelli and Claudia Fragiacomo and Giorgio Noseda and Marina Sirtori and Cesare R. Sirtori},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1980},
  volume={2 8197},
  pages={709-12}
}
The animal proteins in a low-lipid, low-cholesterol diet were substituted with a textured soybean preparation for 127 outpatients with stable type II hyperlipoproteinaemia selected from eight Italian and one Swiss lipid clinics. Eight weeks of the modified diet reduced plasma cholesterol by 23.1% in the 67 participating male patients and by 25.3% in the 60… CONTINUE READING