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Table 1 Fasting plasma cholesterol concentrations in hypercholesterolemic individuals in response to the consumption of a low-fat and moderate-fat plant sterol-enriched soymilk and 1% dairy milk for 29 daysa

From: Low and moderate-fat plant sterol fortified soymilk in modulation of plasma lipids and cholesterol kinetics in subjects with normal to high cholesterol concentrations: report on two randomized crossover studies

  Study 1 Study 2
Plasma lipids (mg/dl) 1% Dairy Milk Low-fat Soymilk 1% Dairy Milk Moderate-fat Soymilk
Total cholesterol 224.28 ± 6.57 203.40 ± 6.19* 242.85 ± 10.44 216.16 ± 10.44
LDL cholesterol 141.53 ± 5.80 123.74 ± 5.80* 162.41 ± 8.50 139.21 ± 7.73
HDL cholesterol 47.17 ± 2.32 46.40 ± 2.32 47.56 ± 2.33 44.47 ± 2.71
LDL:HDL 3.21 ± 0.20 2.83 ± 0.18* 3.52 ± 0.25 3.18 ± 0.23
Total:HDL 5.05 ± 0.26 4.71 ± 0.27* 5.38 ± 0.35 4.75 ± 0.33
Triglycerides 178.03 ± 15.06 172.72 ± 16.83 185.12 ± 27.46 169.18 ± 25.69
  1. aData presented as mean ± SEM, n = 33 for study 1; n = 23 for study 2.
  2. *, significantly different from 1% dairy milk in study 1; , significantly different from 1% dairy milk in study 2.