Based on USDA analysis of corn oil and comparison of other cooking oils, corn oil has a plant sterols
content of 135.
A clinical trial with two servings per day of S&W Heart Smart juice drink containing Reducol plant sterols
resulted in a decrease in LDL cholesterol by as much as eight per cent in eight weeks when compared to placebo control.
Foods containing plant sterols
are also promoted, as they can substantially lower LDL-cholesterol.
The "Set a Healthier Diet" challenge breaks in February (American Heart Month) and asks women nationwide to take an active role in their heart health by increasing the amount of plant sterols
in their diet.
activ foods contain plant sterols
that naturally occur in small quantities in vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, grain products, fruit and vegetables, but an easier way to get the optimal amount of plant sterols
for cholesterol-lowering is to have just one Flora pro.
Cargill's CoroWise, a non-GMO plant extract, provides a way to incorporate plant sterols
into low fat and fat-free milk-based beverages in addition to fruit, soy and yoghurt drinks, without affecting the flavour or texture of the finished product.
Consuming a single morning dose of plant sterols
was not as effective at lowering plasma LDL-C concentrations as was consuming the plant sterols
three times a day.
8 grams, of plant sterols
in margarine with breakfast.
and stanols block the absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine and lower blood levels of the low density lipoprotein or 'bad cholesterol', according to EFSA.
QUESTION: "I've recently noticed that some foods on the shelves at my grocery store contain plant sterols
have been recognized by the Food and Drug Administration as potentially helping reduce the risk of heart disease.
are compounds structurally similar to cholesterol.