The effect on the blood lipid profile of soy foods combined with a prebiotic: a randomized controlled trial.


The value of soy protein as part of the cholesterol-lowering diet has been questioned by recent studies. The apparent lack of effect may relate to the absence of dietary factors that increase colonic fermentation and potentiate the cholesterol-lowering effect of soy. Therefore, unabsorbable carbohydrates (prebiotics) were added to the diet with the aim of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2009.12.017


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