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The impact of nutritional supplementation on quality of life in patients infected with hepatitis C virus

Boulhosa RS et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2013

Country : Brazil

Journal : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Background The present study aimed to evaluate the impact of animal and vegetable protein supplementation on health‐related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and to investigate clinical and nutritional variables related to quality of life in these patients. Methods One hundred and forty patients infected with HCV were randomly assigned to one of two groups: the S oy G roup (SG; n= 72), where patients received a soy supplement diet and the C asein G roup (CG; n= 68), where patients received casein as a …
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