Intake of lentils daily and regularly may have a profound effect in maintaining and normalizing right levels of cholesterol through expression of ratio of high-density lipoprotein (HDL/total cholesterol number(overall amount of cholesterol found in the blood).
Lentil, a type of pulse or tiny legumes which can be cooked quickly and rich in protein and fiber.is a bushy annual plant of genus Lens the Fabaceaefamily, native to Middle East.
Hyperlipidemia.is a medical condition chreacterized by abnormal high blood cholesterol in the blood stream.
Additionally, in the investigation of hydroalcoholic extract isolated from lentils to examine the hypocholesterolemic action in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic animal model for 70 days, by studying the plasma cholesterol level and the concentration of bile acids in the feces, researchers found that at day 71, injection of hydroalcoholic extract demonstrated a strong effect in decreased cholesterol level of rats by 16.8%, in compared to non treatment group.
Further analysis also suggested that the extract also increased the level of bile acids, metabolic regulators of lipid, in the feces of rats which is an indication of decreased LDL-cholesterol concentration, and increased HDL-cholesterol concentration.
"Enhanced cholesterol and bile acid synthesis in ileal dysfunction is reflected by raised concentrations of plasma cholesterol precursors, especially lathosterols, which can be used as an indicator of increased bile acid loss to faeces".
Dr. Hermsdorff HH, the lead author at the University of Navarra said, " the reduction (%) in CRP concentrations was positively associated with decreases (%) in systolic BP and total cholesterol concentration specifically in the L-diet group, independent from weight loss (p < 0.05)". t
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(1) Evaluation of the hypocholesterolemic effect and prebiotic activity of a lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) extract by Micioni Di Bonaventura MV1, Cecchini C2,3, Vila-Donat P4, Caprioli G4, Cifani C1, Coman MM2,3, Cresci A2,3, Fiorini D5, Ricciutelli M4, Silvi S2,3, Vittori S4, Sagratini G4.(PubMed)
(2) Regular consumption of pulses for 8 weeks reduces metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight and obese adults by Mollard RC1, Luhovyy BL, Panahi S, Nunez M, Hanley A, Anderson GH.(PubMed)
(3) A legume-based hypocaloric diet reduces proinflammatory status and improves metabolicfeatures in overweight/obese subjects by Hermsdorff HH1, Zulet MÁ, Abete I, Martínez JA.(PubMed)
(4) Lipid metabolism in bile acid malabsorption by Färkkilä M1, Miettinen TA.(PubMed)