12. Cholesterol studies on Laminine Omega+++
We are always asked if one of the benefits of Laminine include lowering cholesterol. Years ago, pioneering nutritionist Adelle Davis recognized the error in the assumption that eating cholesterol-rich foods causes a build-up of cholesterol in the arteries and leads to heart disease. She taught that a ‘cousin of the fat family’, lecithin, plays a vital role in controlling blood cholesterol levels.
Lecithin, found in the human body (and concentrated in the brain), is a fat emulsifier that breaks down cholesterol, preventing its build-up in the body, Lecithin is also found in eggs. While they may provide cholesterol, they also provide the lecithin needed to break cholesterol down.
The study included Groups A, B, and C. Participants took a total of four capsules during the first phase. The second phase of the study only included participants from Group A and lasted an additional four weeks, after which time cholesterol serum profiles were measured again. During phase II, participants in Group A consumed eight supplements a day—four in the morning and four in the evening.
During the first phase of the study, results showed that the average cholesterol down-regulation in Group B was about 9.8%, compared to 11.5% in Group C. Meanwhile, cholesterol levels in Group A actually rose by 1.0% over the first eight weeks but normalized by 11% between weeks nine and 12. Results for LDL and triglycerides generally followed a similar pattern.
Subjects in Group A were also given a subjective survey at the conclusion of Phase II, when they were asked to rate improvement in their joints, memory, skin, sexual drive, muscle tone and strength, stress levels, sleep, and emotional well-being. Of the five subjects in Group A, only four chose to be a part of the survey. After Phase II, the average improvement in all categories was about 5.75 on a scale of 0-10, with zero representing no change and 10 representing a significant improvement. These are subjective results but nonetheless notable.
Positive effects on Triglyceride
Triglyceride levels in Group A normalized by 267 mg/dl or 58.2 percent during Phase II, the most substantial change throughout the duration of the study. However, participants in Group C experienced the best and most consistent overall results. HDL levels were within normal limits both at the beginning and end of the study for all participants.
Although participants in Group A took double the Laminine and Laminine OMEGA+++ during Phase II, results were not drastic enough to recommend doubling the suggested usage for Laminine OMEGA+++ for all individuals. The down-regulation in LDL was not significant in Group A during Phase II as compared to Group C during Phase I. Nevertheless, for individuals that do have high triglyceride concerns, doubling the intake of Laminine and Laminine OMEGA+++ can yield a normalization in a short period of time.
These data suggest that Laminine OMEGA+++ helps to down-regulate cholesterol, LDL, triglyceride, and blood pressure levels (Group B), but when taken with Laminine, the benefits are more significant as a whole (Group C after Phase I and Group A after Phase II).
* Laminine Omega+++ is the ideal supplement to Laminine (original), for patients with cholesterol problems.
 Dr. Rena Davis on Laminine
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