Could a combined dietary supplement help ward off heart disease?
|25/04/2016 08:38 GMT||Cardiff University|
Combining marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols into a dietary supplement could offer new hope in the fight against heart disease, a new study suggests. A collaborative study between Cardiff University scientists and South Wales-based nutritional supplement manufacturer, Cultech Ltd, examined the potential of combining the three ingredients as a means of preventing atherosclerosis or ‘furring’ of the arteries.
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Full bibliographic information A Unique Combination of Nutritionally Active Ingredients Can Prevent Several Key Processes Associated with Atherosclerosis In Vitro; Joe W. E. Moss, Thomas S. Davies, Iveta Garaiova, Sue F. Plummer, Daryn R. Michael , Dipak P. Ramji; PLOS; http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0151057