Flora ProActiv contains plant sterols
which have been shown to actively lower blood cholesterol[sup.
The study results suggest corn oil has significantly greater effects on blood cholesterol levels than extra virgin olive oil, due, in part, to the natural cholesterol-blocking ability of plant sterols
," indicates lead researcher Kevin C Maki, of Biofortis, Oak Brook Terrace, Ill.
Reducol is a unique blend of plant sterols
and stanols that may help lower cholesterol.
New research demonstrated the consumption of a combination of low dose omega-3 and plant sterols
can effectively reduce both LDL-cholesterol and triglyceride levels in men and women with high cholesterol levels.
and stanols occur naturally in plant-based foods and have been shown to decrease cholesterol levels by reducing absorption in the intestinal tract.
ISLAMABAD -- People who are counselled to eat a diet that combined cholesterol-lowering foods such as soy protein, nuts and plant sterols
over 6 months have lower cholesterol levels than those on a low-saturated fat diet, according to a new study.
As plant sterols
are the equivalents of animal cholesterol, they can in principal influence metabolic processes, where cholesterol is involved.
I keep seeing packages of foods fortified with plant sterols
A recently proposed health claim rule by the FDA suggests that including 2 grams of plant sterols
per day helps reduce total and LDL (bad) cholesterol, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease, ACH officials say.
Another weapon in the fight to reduce and maintain healthy cholesterol levels through a wide range of food products can be found in plant sterols
, which have been clinically proven to lower LDL cholesterol by 8-15% without impacting on 'good' HDL.
Milk alternative Alpro Soya Plus is enriched with plant sterols
to help lower cholesterol levels.
8 grams and up to 3 grams of plant sterols
or stanols daily lowers serum low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels.