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Orange Juice 18 oz raises HDL by 21 percent
Sunday, December 06, 2009 3:40 pm Email this article
Eighteen ounces (18 oz) of Orange Juice raised HDL levels by 21% in one month, from 60 mg/dL to 78 mg/dL (1.56 mmol per liter increased to 2.03 mmol per liter) according to a study published in 2000.
HDL levels seem to be key to preventing heart disease, NOT the lowering of LDL which the statin manufacturer's would like us to believe. Subjects
Subjects: 25 people, average age 55
The study involved 16 men and 9 postmenopausal women who on average were 55-years-old from London, Canada.
6 Oz of Orange Juice
6 oz of orange juice raised HDL 5%
Smaller amounts of Orange Juice did not signficantly raise HDL levels.
6 ounce of Orange Juice raised HDL levels by 5%, however, this was not statistically significant.
12 Oz of Orange Juice
12 oz of orange juice raised HDL 7%
12 ounce of Orange Juice raised HDL levels by 7%, however, this was not statistically significant.
Ignore LDL Cholesterol
Dr. Rodney A. Hayward says we should IGNORE LDL cholesterol ignore
Researchers quoted in the January 17th, 2008 cover story in BusinessWeek titled “Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good”, said that they research suggests that we should IGNORE LDL cholesterol altogether.
“[C]urrent evidence supports ignoring LDL cholesterol altogether,” University of Michigan’s [Dr. Rodney A. Hayward, professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School] was quoted as saying in this BusinessWeek article.
Kurowska E, Spence J, Jordan J, Wetmore S, Freeman D, Piche L, Serratore P. Hdl-cholesterol-raising effect of orange juice in subjects with hypercholesterolemia. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Nov, 72(5):1095-100.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Elzbieta M. Kurowska
Departments of Biochemistry,
University of Western Ontario
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