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A fibre rich product obtained from cocoa husk induces hypotensive and hypoglycaemic effects in moderately hypercholesterolemic humans.
|Authors:||Sarriá, Beatriz ; Mateos, Raquel ; Sierra-Cinos, J. L.; Goya, Luis ; García-Diz, L.; Bravo, Laura|
|Citation:||11th European Nutrition Conference|
|Abstract:||Introduction: The health benefils of dietary fibre and polyphenols in reducing cardiovascular risk have been evidenced, Cocoa husks are an excellent source 01' both components and a considerable byproducl. Objectives: A fibre rich cocoa product (FRCP) has been produ ced from cocoa husks and lhis sludy assessed if its regular consump tion may be a stralegy to improve cardiovascular heallh stalus, MethodlDesign: A free-living, two-month-Iong intervenlion \Vas carried out in 21 volunteers who consumed lwo servings 01' FRCP, which provided 12g of dietary fibre and 283mg 01' soluble polyphenols, daily, Subjects were moderately hypercholeslerolemic, Conclusions: To recommend the use of lhe non alcoholic beer, dues 10 ils conlenl in hop wilh sedalive action, which incrcJscs lhe quality of night sleep|
|Appears in Collections:||(ICTAN) Comunicaciones congresos|