- Tea consumption enhances endothelial-dependent vasodilation; a meta-analysisRouyanne T Ras
Nutrition and Health Department, Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 6:e16974. 2011..Tea consumption is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke. Direct effects of tea components on the vasculature, particularly the endothelium, may partly explain this association...
- Continuous dose-response relationship of the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of phytosterol intakeIsabelle Demonty
Unilever R and D, 3130 AC Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
J Nutr 139:271-84. 2009..Further investigations are warranted to investigate the impact of solid vs. liquid food formats and frequency of intake on phytosterol efficacy...