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Vopr Pitan. 2004;73(4):17-20.

[Effect of a zinc-enriched diet on the clinical and metabolic parameters in type 2 diabetic patients].

[Article in Russian]


It was investigated the influence of a diet with zinc supplementation on dynamic of glycaemia, lipid profile, blood pressure and weight in type 2 diabetic patients. Traditional hypocaloric diet was supplemented with zinc-spirulina (7.5 mg zinc per day). The results investigations indicated that a zinc-enriched diet has beneficial effects on basal and postprandial glycaemia, the content of cholesterol and triglycerides in serum in compared with a traditional hypocaloric diet.

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