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Cholesterol lowering benefits of soy and linseed enriched fods

Ridges, Leisa; Sunderland, Rachel; Moerman, Katherine; Meyer, Barbara; Astheimer, Lee B; Howe, Peter

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Foods such as breads and breakfast cereals enriched with a combination of soy protein (soy grits and/or soy flour) and whole linseed are gaining popularity. Regular consumption of either whole grains or soy protein can lower risk factors for coronary heart disease. Furthermore, linseed is a rich source of the omega-3 fatty acid, α-linolenic acid (LNA), with purported cardiovascular benefits. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of daily consumption of soy and linseed containing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93122
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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