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Effect of 6 months of exercise and isoflavone supplementation on clinical cardiovascular risk factors in obese postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind study

Aubertin-Leheudre, Mène.; Lord, C.; Khalil, A.; Dionne, I.J.

Menopause 14(4): 624-629

2007


ISSN/ISBN: 1072-3714
PMID: 17290158
DOI: 10.1097/gme.0b013e31802e426b
Accession: 015583492

Objective: To investigate whether 6 months of exercise combined with isoflavone supplementation could improve clinical risk factors that predispose to cardiovascular disease in obese postmenopausal women. Design: This was a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial in which 50 healthy obese postmenopausal women were divided into two groups and assigned to isoflavone supplementation (n=25) or a placebo (n=25) for 1 year.

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