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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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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.
Currently, the company is organised into the four divisions of Benecol, Healthy Snacks, Confectionery and Raisioagro.
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.
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.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling more than 60,000 consumer packs of Benecol Peach & Apricot Yogurt Drinks from its retailer, Rasio, in the United Kingdom and Ireland over concerns of yeast fermentation on their products.
McNeil Nutritionals has overhauled its cholesterollowering brand Benecol with a new look and newproducts.
SNACK firm Glisten posted a 12 per cent rise in half-year profits yesterday - their last update before being taken over by Benecol maker Raisio.
SNACK firm Glisten has posted a 12% rise in half-year profits in its last update, before being taken over by Benecol maker Raisio.
THE maker of Benecol has unveiled plans to acquire snack food firm Glisten in a deal valuing the UK company at about pounds 19.
15 December 2009 - Finnish food company Raisio Oyj (HEL: RAIVV) said today that according to results from a new Greek study a Benecol diet with plant stanol ester and a Mediterranean diet are equally effective in reducing the estimated risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).