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The purpose of our study is to use a flaxseed-based nutritional supplement in combination with exercise training (walking) for improving cholesterol levels. We hypothesize that exercise training will improve cholesterol profile and that adding supplementation with a flaxseed nutritional supplement will further improve cholesterol profile.
Flax supplementation and exercise training each have small beneficial effects for improving blood lipid profile and reducing cardiovascular disease risk. Flax lignan, a phytoestrogen found in flaxseed is thought to be the active compound responsible for the cholesterol-lowering effect of flaxseed. Our purpose is to combine an exercise training program (walking) with flax lignan supplementation for improving blood lipid profile.
Comparisons: Walking (6 days per week) plus flax lignan (500 mg per day) compared to walking plus placebo.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Flax lignan, Exercise (walking)
University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:49:35-0400
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