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Cholesterol studies

A number of studies suggest that Mycoprotein is associated with a reduction in LDL cholesterol levels. The studies are summarised in the Mycoprotein and Cholesterol section. In this section you can download some of the published papers.

Nutrition Bulletin, the journal of the British Nutrition Foundation, review of mycoprotein

A paper published in Nutrition Bulletin has found that a diet rich in mycoprotein could help people to reduce their cholesterol levels and may help people to manage obesity and type-2 diabetes risk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

pdf» Turnbull WH, Leeds AR, Edwards GD. Effect of Mycoprotein on blood lipids, Am J Clin Nutr 1990;52:646-50

pdf» Turnbull WH, Leeds AR, Edwards DG. Mycoprotein reduces blood lipds in free-living subjects, Am J Clin Nutr 1992; 55:415-9

Nakamura et al; Effect of Mycoproteins intake on serum lipids of healthy subjects; Progress in Medicine, Vol 14 No 7, page 1972 - 1976, 1994

Homma et al, Effect of 8 week ingestion of Mycoprotein in Plasma levels of lipids and Apo(Lipo) Proteins; Progress in Medicine, 15, 183 - 195, 1995

A paper published in Nutrition Bulletin has found that a diet rich in mycoprotein could help people to reduce their cholesterol levels and may help people to manage obesity and type-2 diabetes risk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.