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Benecol

A proprietary soy-based plant stanol-rich family of food products, including margarines, yogurts and cheeses, that lower serum cholesterol by 7–10%.

benecol

Clinical nutrition A soy based plant sterol-rich proprietary margarine available in Finland, which ↓ serum cholesterol. Cf Isoflavone, Nutraceutical, Soy, Textured vegetable protein.
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We were also able to raise the selling prices of Benecol products, as the cost of raw material, sterol, and manufacturing overheads had been rising for some time.
Benecol original buttery spread has 8 g total fat and just 1 g saturated fat, while Benecol light has 5 g total fat and 1 g saturated fat.
Raisio's well-known brands include Benecol, Elovena, Nalle and Sunnuntai.
Check out Benecol Fruit & Nut Bars (PS2.99 for three, morrisons.com).
Now the pair are fronting a new campaign by Benecol to highlight the importance of lowering cholesterol and maintaining a healthy diet.
The Benecol Switch To Wonderful campaign aims to encourage people across the UK to make small, every- day switches to help lower cholesterol by demon-strating that a balanced diet can still mean delicious food.
Try the new Benecol Cholesterol Lowering Fruit & Nut Bars, PS2.99 for 3 at Tesco.
The average drop in cholesterol reported from using Benecol was more than three times larger in Amazon reviews than was seen in carefully controlled trials.
Benecol is a natural yogurt drink invented in Finland, made in Switzerland without any added hormone and is antibiotics free.
* Fortified foods: A tablespoon of Benecol spread, for example, has 500 mg of phytosterols.
Raisio Group has acquired the Benecol business in the U.K., Ireland and Belgium from Cilag GmbH International and amended its agreement concerning North American rights to Benecol with McNEIL-PPC, Inc.
19 November 2014 - Finnish plant-based nutrition specialist Raisio Plc (HEL:RAIVV) said today it had acquired the Benecol business in the UK, Ireland and Belgium from Cilag GmbH International, which is part of US healthcare products major Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), for a total of EUR88.4m (USD111m).