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Beneficial effects of Korean traditional diets in hypertensive and type 2 diabetic patients

Cardiology
Endocrinology
Author
Su-Jin Jung et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Medicinal Food

The prevalence of metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and diabetes has been increasing rapidly in Korea. The rate of increase has paralleled the replacement of Korean traditional diets (KTD), which emphasize vegetables and fermented foods, with western style dietary patterns that are rich in animal foods and saturated fat. We aimed to investigate the efficacy of the KTD in controlling fasting plasma glucose, blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in hypertensive and type 2 diabetic (T2D) patients. Forty-one patients …
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