Plant stanol ester spreads as components of a balanced diet for pregnant and breast-feeding women: evaluation of clinical safety.

@article{Laitinen2009PlantSE,
  title={Plant stanol ester spreads as components of a balanced diet for pregnant and breast-feeding women: evaluation of clinical safety.},
  author={Kirsi Laitinen and Erika Mykk{\~A} nen Isolauri and Leena Kaipiainen and H Gylling and Tatu A. Miettinen},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 12},
  pages={1797-804}
}
Clinical safety of consuming plant stanol ester spreads during pregnancy and lactation, the impact on maternal and infant serum and breast-milk cholesterol and the ratios (micromol/mmol of cholesterol) of synthesis and absorption markers were evaluated. Pregnant women (n 21) were randomised to control and dietary intervention groups, the intervention including advice to follow a balanced diet and to consume spreads enriched with plant stanol esters. Participants were followed during and after… CONTINUE READING

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