Lipid Profile of a Population of Jacqueville, Consumer of Palm Oil in Southern Côte d’Ivoire

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Nemahiouon Francis Bataï
Marie Louise Ahui Bitty
Assamala Françoise Fossou
Kacou Jules Marius Djetouan
Kollet Yao Aimé Sylvere Zahe
Kouakou Ernest Amoikon


Aims: The main aim of this study is to describe the profile of lipids serum in an active and apparently healthy population consuming palm oil in the department of Jacqueville in the south of Côte d'Ivoire

Methodology: We focused on 83 apparently healthy volunteers, which ages ranged between 18 to 50 years old. Within that population, 43 of them were palm oil consumers (67 g / day) while 40 others were considered as population control (30 g / day). We determined the BMI as well as blood pressure. Furthermore, we used conventional enzyme methods to measure the total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Results: Our results shown that, the mean BMI of palm oil consumers did not vary significantly compared to the control population. However, the two groups of subjects were overweight and both  group were in hypotension and the other hand the mean values of the lipid parameters did not vary significantly between the two study groups. In addition, the mean values of the lipid parameters (CT, C-LDL and TG) were normal in the two groups. With the exception of C-HDL, which value was lower than the reference one at the level of the two groups.

Conclusion: This study did not show any influence of palm oil consumption on the mean BMI, blood pressure and lipid profile of the population.

Palm oil, BMI, blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides

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Bataï, N. F., Bitty, M. L. A., Fossou, A. F., Djetouan, K. J. M., Zahe, K. Y. A. S., & Amoikon, K. E. (2020). Lipid Profile of a Population of Jacqueville, Consumer of Palm Oil in Southern Côte d’Ivoire. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, 12(2), 1-10.
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