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Garlic powder in the treatment of moderate hyperlipidaemia: a controlled trial and meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of 900 mg/day of dried garlic powder (standardised to 1.3% allicin) in reducing total cholesterol. DESIGN: Double-blind, randomised six-month parallel trial. SUBJECTS: 115 individuals with a repeat total cholesterol concentration of 6.0-8.5 mmol/l and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol of 3.5 mmol/l or above after six weeks of dietary advice. INTERVENTION: The active treatment group received dried garlic tablets (standardised to 1.3% allicin) at a dos...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Silagy, CA More by this author
Lancaster, T More by this author
Hodgeman, J More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London
Volume:
30
Issue:
4
Pages:
329-334
Publication date:
1996
ISSN:
0035-8819
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uuid:759e7985-28bb-4614-89bf-2781d664a4d3
Source identifiers:
5987
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pubs:5987

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