Cholesterol Lowering And Inhibition Of Sterol Absorption By Lactobacillus Reuteri NCIMB 30242: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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_L. reuteri_ NCIMB 30242 in hypercholesterolemic adults over nine weeks at the dose of 2.9x10^9^ twice daily appeared to be able to reduce circulating LDL cholesterol (11.64%) and total cholesterol (9.14%) with an additional reduction of apolipoprotein B100 (8.41%) with no effect on HDL-C or triglycerides.
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All benefits reported took six weeks, as there were no changes when reported at three weeks.
CRP and fibrinogen were also noted to be reduced with supplementation.
Conducted by researchers involved with Micropharma, producers of this particular strain