Phytosterol enriched yoghurt and cardiovascular risk

Cardiovascular risk and lifestyle habits of consumers of a phytosterol-enriched yogurt in a real-life settingPaillard et al., JHND Early ViewBackgroundData on the characteristics of consumers of phytosterol-enriched products and modalities of consumption are rare. An observational study evaluating the lifestyle characteristics and cardiovascular risk (CVR) profile of phytosterol-enriched yogurt consumers was performed in France.MethodsSubjects were recruited … Continue reading Phytosterol enriched yoghurt and cardiovascular risk

Vitamin D status in dialysis patients

Serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D concentrations are more deficient/insufficient in peritoneal dialysis than haemodialysis patients in a sunny climateHanna et al., JHND Early View.BackgroundResearch has identified associations between serum 25(OH)D and a range of clinical outcomes in chronic kidney disease and wider populations. The present study aimed to investigate vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in dialysis patients and … Continue reading Vitamin D status in dialysis patients