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- Ho, Hoang Vi Thanh; Jovanovski, Elena; Zurbau, Andreea; Blanco Mejia, Sonia; Sievenpiper, John L; Au-Yeung, Fei; Jenkins, Alexandra L; Duvnjak, Lea; Leiter, Lawrence; Vuksan, Vladimir
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2017 v.105 no.5 pp. 1239-1247
- adults; apolipoprotein B; cardiovascular diseases; children; databases; dietary recommendations; konjac mannan; low density lipoprotein cholesterol; meta-analysis; models; randomized clinical trials; soluble fiber; systematic review
- ... Background: Evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) suggests the consumption of konjac glucomannan (KJM), a viscous soluble fiber, for improving LDL-cholesterol concentrations. It has also been suggested that the cholesterol-lowering potential of KJM may be greater than that of other fibers. However, trials have been relatively scarce and limited in sample size and duration, and the effe ...
- Isanaka, Sheila; Kodish, Stephen R; Berthé, Fatou; Alley, Ian; Nackers, Fabienne; Hanson, Kerstin E; Grais, Rebecca F
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2017 v.105 no.5 pp. 1191-1197
- arm circumference; children; cost effectiveness; dietetic foods; households; malnutrition; models; weight gain
- ... Background: Community-based management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has been shown to be safe and cost-effective, but program coverage remains low. Treatment models that maintain high levels of clinical effectiveness but allow for increased coverage are still needed. A reduced schedule of follow-up, in which children receive clinical follow-up and therapeutic foods on a monthly rather than w ...