Studies related to LDL and Pyruvate

Pyruvate Supplementation Of A Low-cholesterol, Low-fat Diet: Effects On Plasma Lipid Concentrations And Body Composition In Hyperlipidemic Patients

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 34
Sex n/a
Notes for this study:
In overweight hyperlipidemic persons consuming 22-44g of pyruvate (divided into three doses throughout the day) in conjunction with a low fat/cholesterol and calorie controlled diet over 6 weeks, body weight differences were significant (0.7kg loss relative to 0.1kg loss in control) although the beneficial trends in HDL cholesterol and all other blood parameters were insignificant.

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