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Dallas, Texas 75230


Purpose:

This study examined the effects of 2.6 g/d of phytosterol ingestion on LDL cholesterol metabolism. It is expected that this dose will significantly reduce LDL cholesterol after 12 weeks of supplementation.


Study summary:

This study examined the effects of 2.6 g/d of phytosterol ingestion on LDL cholesterol metabolism. It is expected that this dose will significantly reduce LDL cholesterol after 12 weeks of supplementation. The study recruited 72 men and women 20-70 years of age with mild hypercholesteremia (>130 mg/dl LDL-C). They were assigned to 1 of 2 groups. Participants ingested the supplement or a placebo for 12 weeks, with an interim assessment at 6 weeks. Participants agreed to maintain current diet, medication, and exercise habits and to not donate blood during the trial.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - mild hypercholesteremia, sign informed consent, not donate blood, maintain diet and exercise habits Exclusion Criteria: - BMI <18.5 or >34.9, recent blood donation, serious or life-threatening disease


NCT ID:

NCT00153738


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Conrad Earnest, PhD
The Cooper Institute


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Dallas, Texas 75230
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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