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Study Title and Description

A combination therapy including psyllium and plant sterols lowers LDL cholesterol by modifying lipoprotein metabolism in hypercholesterolemic individuals.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title A combination therapy including psyllium and plant sterols lowers LDL cholesterol by modifying lipoprotein metabolism in hypercholesterolemic individuals.
Author Shrestha S., Volek JS., Udani J., Wood RJ., Greene CM., Aggarwal D., Contois JH., Kavoussi B., Fernandez ML.
Country Liposcience Inc., Raleigh, NC 27616.
Year 2006
Numbers Pubmed ID: 16988115

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2006
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country United States
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (Crossover)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Isocaloric/Maintenance
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feedcontrol Food partially provided
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sampsize 33
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runin No
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washout Yes
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_mean NR
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age_range 35-65
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bmi_mean ~31.7
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bmi_range 25-35
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip 1
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gender ~33.3
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ftype1 Psyllium
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descrip1_1
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dose1_1 10
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dose1_2
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duration1 30 days
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admin1 Single food
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comparator1 Placebo cookies
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 30 days
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cadmin1 Single food
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