Clinical Study Title:
Vitamin E prevents extensive lipid peroxidation in patients with hypertension.
|Plain English Summary:|
|Previous research in animals has suggested that vitamin E can have a positive effect on LDL cholesterol. This study looks at the effect of vitamin E supplements in humans. A total of 47 participants were enrolled in this study. They were given daily supplements of vitamin E and their LDL oxidation lag times were recorded during the study. The results supported the use of a vitamin E supplement to help control LDL cholesterol as well as to help reduce the development of atherogensis. Vitamin E supplementation can have an added protective effect against heart disease.|