Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600


Ritika S

Ritika S


  • Research Article
    Effect of High Fibre and Omega-3 Rich Diet on Hypercholesterolemia Patients
    Author(s): Karuna S, Pranity S and Ritika SKaruna S, Pranity S and Ritika S

    Background: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the most prevalent cause of death and disability in both developed as well as developing countries. Dyslipidemia has been found to be one of the most important contributing factors. Dietary approaches tend to lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Methodology: Out of 50 hypercholesterolemia patients, 38 patients participated actively in the study. A high fibre and omega-3 rich diet, followed by a thorough nutritional counselling was provided to each participant. Post two months of follow up their lipid profiles were compared and studied. Results: The study consisted of 60.5% males and 39.5% females from the age of 25years Results of the study showed that at a 0.01 level of significance, mean LDL levels pre-diet was greater than post-diet (155.91 and.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000412

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