Psyllium-enriched cereals lower blood total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, but not HDL cholesterol, in hypercholesterolemic adults: results of a meta-analysis.

@article{Olson1997PsylliumenrichedCL,
  title={Psyllium-enriched cereals lower blood total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, but not HDL cholesterol, in hypercholesterolemic adults: results of a meta-analysis.},
  author={Beth H Olson and Stacey M. Anderson and Mark P. Becker and James W. Anderson and Donald B. Hunninghake and David J A Jenkins and John C Larosa and James M. Rippe and David Charles Keith Roberts and D B Stoy and Carolyn Dawn Summerbell and A. Stewart Truswell and Thomas M S Wolever and Diane H. Morris and Victor L Fulgoni},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={127 10},
  pages={1973-80}
}
We conducted a meta-analysis to determine the effect of consumption of psyllium-enriched cereal products on blood total cholesterol (TC), LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) and HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) levels and to estimate the magnitude of the effect among 404 adults with mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia (TC of 5.17-7.8 mmol/L) who consumed a low fat diet. Studies of psyllium cereals were identified by a computerized search of MEDLINE and Current Contents and by contacting United States-based food… CONTINUE READING

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