That's roughly what the much-maligned Benecol (Raisio) cholesterol-lowering spread
achieved at its peak.
She is currently starring in a series of advertisements for the rival cholesterol-lowering spread
VANILLA AND ALMOND KIPFERL (Makes 30) * 110g margarine (I use cholesterol-lowering spread
) or butter * 20g caster sugar * 20g vanilla sugar * 60g icing sugar * 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract * 120g plain flour * 70g ground almonds * Icing sugar, to dust Method Preheat the oven to 150C/gas mark 2 and line two baking sheets with baking parchment.
Unilever's Lipton unit announced that FDA has completed its review of Lipton's safety determination for Take Control, a margarine-based cholesterol-lowering spread
. The agency's action clears the way for marketing Take Control in the United States and marks Lipton's first entry into the $8 billion functional foods market.
They're much more effective at lowering levels than popular cholesterol-lowering spreads
, which are made with hydrogenated, unnatural fats.
& DRINKS HEALTH HYPE: These include plant stanols or sterols to help reduce blood cholesterol.
The most popular options are yogurt for digestive health, cereal for heart health, and cholesterol-lowering spreads
and orange juice.
In addition, J&J offers several nutritional products outside of the O-T-C arena, including the Splenda line of artificial sweeteners, the Benecol brand of cholesterol-lowering spreads
and chews and the Lactaid line of lactose-free dairy products.
Regan's an obstetrician, not a food scientist, but there's no pulling the wool over her eyes when it comes to cholesterol-lowering spreads
, low-temperature washing powders, anti-bacterial cleaners or even the humble pomegranate - which is being hyped as a tool against prostate cancer on the basis of just one study.
. Take Control and Benecol contain plant sterol or stanol esters (Smart Balance Plus also, but in lesser amounts).
I would suggest you cut back on salt and start using cholesterol-lowering spreads
, stop smoking and cut down on dietary fat.
The European Commission has raised the prospect of introducing a tougher regulatory framework for claims, such as those made on products like cholesterol-lowering spreads
, as it considers a wider proposal to harmonize rules on nutrition and functional food labeling.