In all cultivations samples were taken every hour for the determination of biomass, glucose and ethanol concentrations in the medium, and for the analyses of sterols
and ergosterol in the biomass.
The well-established benefits of plant sterols
have prompted scientific organizations around the globe to include plant sterols
in their dietary recommendations.
The amount of sterols
you get from a typical diet is not enough for significant cholesterol-lowering.
occur naturally in various plant foods and there is good evidence from clinical trials that they are effective in lowering blood cholesterol if consumed as pert of a healthy balanced diet," says Claire Williamson, a registered nutritionist end member of the Nutrition Society.
are different enough from cholesterol that they are not well absorbed by humans.
analysis was performed on the basis of three main sterols
present in rapeseed oil in order to indicate the key points of the present experiment.
Analysis of human and animal feces has provided data for identification and characterization of 32 different cholesterol derivatives and a quantitative estimation of individual sterols
(Leeming et al.
It's possible to enrich staple foods with stanols or sterols
in their fatty acid ester forms without compromising taste or mouthfeel.
and animal sterols
share a similar chemical structure and mutually limit each other's solubility and uptake in the small intestine.
Minute Maid Premium Heart Wise orange juice made with CoroWiseT plant sterols
meets the needs of health-conscious consumers, who now have another way to help maintain their heart health," says Ted Ziemann, president of Cargill H&FT.
Soy-fortified beef may offer a lower-fat alternative to Benecol and Take Control--two margarine spreads with sterols
that have been on the market since 2000.
More than 40 plant sterols
have been identified, of which [beta]-sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol are the most abundant (11).