Newstart pre and pos test on lipids ( 12/2006 )
This was a study to evaluate the effect of a one week inpatient program (Newstart) on the lipid levels of the participants. The Newstart programa consists of a vegetarian diet rich in fruits and vegetables, organic foods, high fiber and low fat foods and plenty of exercise and stress reducing activities. Results were significantly lower for total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and tryglicerides, however they were also significantly lower for HDL cholesterol. The study was not published but was presented in the First International Conference of Marketing Sport and Physical Activity in 2006, Hong Kong Baptist University and in the First Asian Preventive Cardiology, HOng Kong college of Cardiology, Dec, 2006.