Table 2

Plasma lipid concentrations (mmol/L) with consumption of a kefir or milk supplement for 28 d.

Supplement

TC

HDL-C

LDL-C

TG


Kefir

Baseline

6.46 ± 1.43

1.04 ± 0.29

5.41 ± 1.45

3.03 ± 1.87

Endpoint

6.51 ± 1.13

1.05 ± 0.22

5.43 ± 1.17

3.03 ± 1.52

Change

0.05 ± 0.74

0.01 ± 0.19

0.01 ± 0.68

0.00 ± 1.16


Milk

Baseline

6.08 ± 1.04

1.01 ± 0.25

5.06 ± 1.04

2.87 ± 1.60

Endpoint

6.00 ± 1.25

1.02 ± 0.22

4.93 ± 1.22

3.01 ± 1.30

Change

-0.08 ± 0.89

0.00 ± 0.27

-0.13 ± 0.97

0.14 ± 0.87


Values are means ± SD, n = 13. Endpoints and change from baseline were tested for differences between diets with paired Student's t-tests.

St-Onge et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2002 2:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-2-1

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