phytosterol


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phytosterol

 [fi″to-ste´rol]
a sterol of vegetable origin.

phy·to·ste·rol

(fi'tō-stē'rol),
Generic term for the sterols of plants.

phytosterol

(fī′tō-stîr′ôl′, -ōl′, -stĕr′-)
n.
Any of various sterols, such as stigmasterol, that are derived from plants.

phytosterol

A generic term for cholesterol-like compounds of plant origin, which include plant sterols and stanols.

Alternative medicine
It is alleged that phytosterols reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease due to their ability to reduce serum cholesterol levels; however, there are few peer-reviewed reports that support this allegation.

phytosterol

a sterol of vegetable origin.
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Summary of the Phytosterols Market Report can be accessed on the website at: https://www.
In addition, algae-fed mussels had significantly higher concentrations and proportions of the phytosterol campesterol compared with local cultivated and fish waste-fed mussels.
Based on the assumption that reducing the liver's exposure to phytosterols and omega-6 fatty acids treats PNALD, it has now become common clinical practice in many neonatal intensive care units to prescribe low-dose soybean oil for PNALD prevention.
If the ingredient list doesn't say that a supplement contains phytosterol (or sterol or stand) esters, assume that it has the free kind, and that it may not lower your LDL.
Effects of a phytosterol mixture on male fish plasma lipoprotein fractions and testis P450scc activity.
Keywords: Bitter almond DPPH ABTS Fatty acid Flavonoid Vitamin Phytosterol.
In this study, during roasting, the concentration of phytosterol decreased by 54%.
Phytosterol activity, antioxidant effects and Nigella sativa's ability to decrease cholesterol synthesized in the liver and reduce absorption of dietary cholesterol may be responsible for the herb's hypocholesterolaemic effects.
10) Pumpkin seeds have the third highest phytosterol content among nuts and seeds commonly consumed as snacks.
The company will showcase its CardioAid[TM] range of phytosterols and phytosterol esters, which have approval as novel food ingredients and can be used in a variety of food and beverage applications targeted at reducing blood cholesterol levels.
The two drugs remain approved for lipid-lowering indications only: Ezetimibe, a selective inhibitor of the absorption of intestinal cholesterol and related phytosterol, was approved in 2002; Vytorin, a combination of ezetimibe and the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor simvastatin was approved in 2004; simvastatin was approved in 1991.
The two drugs are approved only for lipid-lowering indications: Ezetimibe, a selective inhibitor of the absorption of intestinal cholesterol and related phytosterol marketed as Zetia, was approved by the FDA in 2002; Vytorin, a combination of ezetimibe and the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor simvastatin was approved in 2004; simvastatin was approved in 1991.