RCT Finds that Ginger Supplements Lower Triglycerides in People on PD

A small (n=36), randomized, double-blind, controlled trial tested ginger supplements (1000 mg/day) vs. placebo in people on PD. After 10 weeks, serum triglycerides dropped by up to 15% from baseline in the ginger group, which may reduce cardiovascular disease risk. Total cholesterol, LDL-C, HDL-C, and Lp(a) levels did not change.

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