Kiwifruit consumption favourably affects plasma lipids in a randomised controlled trial in hypercholesterolaemic men

Gammon, Cheryl S, Kruger, Rozanne, Minihane, Anne-Marie, Conlon, Cathryn A, von Hurst, Pamela R and Stonehouse, Welma (2013) Kiwifruit consumption favourably affects plasma lipids in a randomised controlled trial in hypercholesterolaemic men. British Journal of Nutrition, 109 (12). pp. 2208-2218. ISSN 0007-1145

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Abstract

The unique composition of green kiwifruit has the potential to benefit CVD risk. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of consuming two green kiwifruits daily in conjunction with a healthy diet on plasma lipids and other metabolic markers and to examine response according to APOE genotype in hypercholesterolaemic men. After undergoing a 4-week healthy diet, eighty-five hypercholesterolaemic men (LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) > 3.0 mmol/l and TAG

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: actinidia,analysis of variance,apolipoprotein a-i,apolipoproteins b,apolipoproteins e,cholesterol,cross-over studies,fruit,genotype,humans,hypercholesterolemia,male,middle aged,triglycerides
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 14:10
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:48
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/47338
DOI: 10.1017/S0007114512004400

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