Effects of Inulin on the Plasma Lipid Profile of Normolipidemic and Hyperlipidemic Subjects

A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Zhuang Guo; Xiao-Ming Liu; Qiu-Xiang Zhang; Feng-Wei Tian; Hao Zhang; He-Ping Zhang; Wei Chen


Clin Lipidology. 2012;7(2):215-222. 

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Based on this meta-analysis, it can be stated that oral inulin has beneficial effects on total cholesterol and LDL-C, as well as triglyceride concentration in the plasma of hyperlipidemic subjects, and has no effects on plasma lipids in normolipidemic subjects.