Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Effect of Ground Flaxseed Intake on Lipidic Profile in Subjects with Dyslipidemic with and without Pharmacotherapy

M Paz Beyer1*, Camila Escala1, Javiera Gómez1, Javiera González1 and Ximena Palma2

1Student of Nutrition and Dietitics, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
2Faculty of Nutrition and Dietitics, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile

*Corresponding Author: M Paz Beyer, Student of Nutrition and Dietitics, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile.

Received: April 23, 2021; Published: June 07, 2021

Abstract

Background: Dyslipidemia corresponds to a number of alterations of blood lipids concentrations that is associated with health risks. Diets high in fat, family background, among others are risk factors. One way to correct lipid alterations would be to consume dietary fiber like the one present in ground flaxseed, which could contribute to the improvement of cholesterol and triglycerides levels.

General Objective: To determine the effect of daily consumption of ground flaxseed on the lipid profile of 10 dyslipidemic subjects diagnosed with a follow up of 1 month.

Methods: Participants in this study were adults, age 40-70 years old. Subjects consumed 15 g of ground flax in 200 ml of water with their lunch. Blood lipid profile tests were performed before and after consumption for one month. Data was analyzed using an individual delta for each lipid profile and was compared using analysis of variance (ANOVA). To evaluate the difference in food intake the averages of each variable were compared using T-Student test.

Results: There was a statistically significant decrease in LDL cholesterol in all the participants from 184 ± 28,38 mg/dL to 139 ± 29,02 mg/dL during the 1-month follow up. The changes in levels of total cholesterol, LDL and blood triglycerides were statistically significant.

Conclusion: The daily intake of flaxseed with a meal is associated with improved levels of LDL.

Keywords:Dyslipidemia; Soluble Fiber; Lipid Profile; Ground Flax; Cholesterol

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Citation

Citation: M Paz Beyer., et al. “Effect of Ground Flaxseed Intake on Lipidic Profile in Subjects with Dyslipidemic with and without Pharmacotherapy".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.7 (2021): 15-21.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 M Paz Beyer., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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