A comparison of plasma cholesterol concentrations was made between breast-fed infants having lacto-ovo-vegetarian mothers, breast-fed infants having non-vegetarian mothers and infants fed with commercially prepared formula. At one month of age , the breast-fed infants (n=20) with non-vegetarian mothers comprised the group with the greatest average plasma cholesterol concentration. As expected, the plasma cholesterol of the formula-fed group (n=9) was significantly less, (p
Mary L. Gandy
Peter G. Strutz
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Infant Nutrition; Vegetarianism; Cholesterol, Dietary
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Ball, Laura Munson, "The effect of a maternal lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet on the infants plasma cholesterol concentration" (1981). Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects. 561.
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