Cholesterol/LipidsPre, Pro, Synbiotics

Probiotic fails to produce a major change in serum lipids

There’s lots of interest in probiotics, so I guess it’s not surprising to see if Lactobacillus fermentum lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol levels.

Unfortunately, there’s no effect. More info here if you’re interested.

12/24/06 21:19 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.