Influence Of Red Clover-derived Isoflavones On Serum Lipid Profile In Postmenopausal Women

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 96
Sex Female
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of 40mg isoflavones from red clover daily over a period of one year was able to increase HDL cholesterol (19%) and reduced LDL (17.5%) and total cholesterol (12.5%) while the influence on triglycerides (11.5%) failed to reach significance; while the aforementioned numbers refer to the 12 month point, benefits were seen after three months and persisted until 12 months at a similar magnitude.

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