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Bread enriched with phytosterols with or without curcumin modulates lipoprotein profiles in hypercholesterolaemic individuals.

JJA Ferguson et al.
Used Parameters : BW, SMM, BFM

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Austria

Journal : Food & Function

We previously demonstrated that the combination of phytosterols (PS) and curcumin administered as dietary supplements significantly lowers LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) more than either treatment alone. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of this combination in a novel food (bread) on plasma lipid profiles in hypercholesterolaemic individuals. In a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, 2× 2 factorial trial, participants were randomised to receive bread fortified with placebo (PL), 2.3 g PS (PS), 228 mg curcumin …
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