The effects of phytosterols/stanols on blood lipid profiles: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

@article{Wu2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of phytosterols/stanols on blood lipid profiles: a systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Ting Wu and Jia Fu and Yuexin Yang and Lishi Zhang and Jun-hua Han},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={179-86}
}
The objective of this work is to conduct a systematic review that investigates the efficacy of phytosterols/stanols in lowering lipid concentration in individuals with non-familial hypercholesterolemia. Randomized controlled intervention trials were identified through selected international journal databases and reference lists of relevant publications. Two researchers extracted data from each identified trial and only trials of sufficient quality were included in the review. Main outcomes of… CONTINUE READING