Journal article

Effects of monounsaturated enriched sunflower oil on CHD risk factors including LDL size and copper-induced LDL oxidation

EL Ashton, JD Best, MJ Ball

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION | AMER COLL NUTRITION | Published : 2001

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of a diet high in monounsaturated enriched sunflower oil and a low fat diet on CHD risk factors including in vitro Cu-induced LDL oxidation and LDL size, lipids, lipoproteins, glucose and insulin. DESIGN: A randomized crossover dietary intervention. SETTING: Free living individuals. SUBJECTS: Fourteen healthy males 35 to 55 years of age and 14 healthy postmenopausal women 50 to 60 years of age completed the dietary intervention. Two subjects did not complete the study, and their data were not included. INTERVENTIONS: A low fat, high carbohydrate diet (22% to 25% of energy from total fat, 7% to 8% of energy from monounsaturated fat and 55% to 60% of energy fr..

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