Lipids

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Intake of soy products is associated with better plasma lipid profiles in the Hong Kong Chinese population.

​Adequate intake of soy foods is associated with a healthy cholesterol number in men and in younger women.

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Soy isoflavones lower serum total and LDL cholesterol in humans: a meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled trials.

​High dietary ingestion of isoflavones from soy foods may produce a significant reduction in total and LDL cholesterol, especially in individuals with elevated cholesterol levels.

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Inverse association of legume consumption and dyslipidemia: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program.

​A healthy lipid profile and low cardiovascular disease risk are associated with frequent consumers of legumes.

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Cholesterol consumption and risk of endometrial cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Generous consumption of foods rich in cholesterol may increase endometrial cancer risk.

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Non-soy legume consumption lowers cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with frequent consumption of non-soy legumes.

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It is great to learn that other legumes, apart from soy beans, appear to be just as beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels. I ... Read More
Friday, 02 February 2018 09:41
Sean Carney
Legumes were the one food that all of the blue zones had in common.
Friday, 02 February 2018 09:45
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Systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that dietary cholesterol intake increases risk of breast cancer.

​Women on diets high in cholesterol-containing foods may have a high tendency of developing breast cancer.

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Association between cholesterol intake and pancreatic cancer risk: Evidence from a meta-analysis.

A significant elevation in pancreatic cancer risk is associated with high consumption of cholesterol-rich foods.

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Effects of low-fat diet on serum lipids in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with premenopausal women on low-fat diets.

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Whole-grain and blood lipid changes in apparently healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies.

Adequate intake of whole grains may help individuals to improve their lipid profile and maintain a healthy cholesterol number.

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Long-term vegetarians have low oxidative stress, body fat, and cholesterol levels.

​Reduced oxidative stress levels, low body fat, enhance antioxidant capacity, and improved lipid profile are associated with individuals on vegetarian diets.

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Health effects of saturated and trans-fatty acid intake in children and adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

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Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Lipids: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Strict adherence to a vegetarian dietary pattern may be beneficial in reducing the concentrations of cholesterol floating in the blood.

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