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Table 7 Studies of vegetarian diets and serum lipid markers

From: Diet as prophylaxis and treatment for venous thromboembolism?

Author Study Design Population Exposure variable Outcome variable Results
Li [73] Case-control 139 healthy male subjects aged 20-55 Melbourne Vegetarians (NOS) v. Omnivores ratios of triglycerides/HDL-cholesterol Vegetarians had lower ratios of triglycerides/HDL-cholesterol
Chen [65] Case-control 198 healthy Taiwanese subjects Vegetarians (NOS) v. Omnivores levels of total cholesterol and LDL-C Vegetarians had lower levels of total cholesterol and LDL-C