Milk Thistle May Impede Atherosclerosis

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MILK thistle
LOW density lipoproteins
ATHEROSCLEROSIS -- Prevention
CARDIOVASCULAR system -- Diseases -- Treatment
MEDICINE -- Research

Abstract:The article reports on the result of the study which states that milk thistle extract can suppress the oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) an important factor in preventing atherosclerosis. According to the article, the substance can inhibit LDL by up to 86% as compared to those with no treatment, with higher dosage offering greater benefit. In addition, it states that if results were verified, they could be used as a treatment for cardiovascular disease.

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