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clinical trial
if you have
Risk Reduction Behavior
and you are
between 20 and 50
years old
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The purpose

Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases have become the leading cause of death from chronic diseases in the world. One of the major risk factors for this disease is hypercholesterolemia, caused in most cases by a rich-fat diet, so came to our country Benecol ® yogurt, whose active ingredient is plant stanol ester that competes with total cholesterol and low density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol by preventing them to be absorbed by the body and reducing blood levels. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of plant stanol ester in Benecol ® yogurt lowering blood lipids in moderately hypercholesterolemic patients treated at the CES Clinic during 2011. Methods: A randomized crossover clinical trial, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in patients between 20 and 50 years with moderate hypercholesterolemia and are cared for CES control clinic in Medellin. Expected results: Test the effectiveness of plant stanol esters in reducing total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol in patients with moderate hypercholesterolemia.

Provided treatments

  • : assessment of efficacy of Benecol yogurt
  • : Placebo Yogurt
  • : yogurt

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01461798. The sponsor of the trial is Jose María Maya Mejía and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Assessment of the Efficacy of Plant Stanol Esters in Reducing Cholesterol, Medellin 2011