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Results of betaine treatment of atherosclerosis



Results of betaine treatment of atherosclerosis



American Journal of Digestive Diseases 19(12): 381-384



Betaine in oral doses of 6 to 12 g. was given for 6 months to 21 patients with proved coronary atherosclerosis. The patients had previously been on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet plus choline, but without effect. There was a marked improvement in wellbeing, with increased tolerance of exercise, increased appetite and reduction Of cardiac pain.

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PMID: 12996486

DOI: 10.1007/bf02881126


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