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A Plant Sterol and Stanol Short by Chris K. Patient Expert The subject of using plant sterols and stanols as a natural substitute for ezetimibe (Zetia) was brought up in one of the comments. Plant sterols and stanols are both natural substances that work...
Evidence suggests stanols and sterols are ‘good’ for cholesterol but bad for health by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor plant substances known as stanols or sterols. These partially block absorption of cholesterol... that counts. No studies exist which demonstrate that stanols and sterols actually improve health...
Are sterols the new trans fat? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor absorption of cholesterol. Thus, sterol esters, as well as the similar stanol esters..., released in the late 1990s, were Take Control (sterol) and Benecol (stanol), both of which were marketed...
You Ask, I Answer: Plant Stanols by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional , nuts, and seeds. Stanols are closely linked to sterols, both of which fall under the “phytosterol... eating 2 grams of plant stanols every day. Are stanols basically antioxidants? I’ve never heard...
The medical director of the British Heart Foundation does not want to engage with the troubling science on sterols by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor stanols’ and ‘sterols’ (found in some margarines and other ‘functional foods’) have benefits for health... be used. Yet, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) recommends the use of stanols and sterols, though I wondered...
The Plant Sterol Story: Using Food Choices to Help Manage Cholesterol by Michelle T Patient Expert grams per day of plant sterols or stanols • 25 to 30 grams of fiber per day with an emphasis on soluble...Adding plant sterols to your diet is one of several simple changes you can make to help manage...
Do "Heart Healthy" sterols cause heart disease? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor The sterol question continues to pop up. Sterols are an ingredient widely added by food manufacturers that allows a "heart healthy" claim, since sterols have been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol...
Plant Sterol enriched margarine spreads can help reduce blood cholesterol by Kel H. Patient Expert from the Heart Foundation? What is a plant sterol? Plant sterols are naturally occurring components... are also found in fruit and veges. What effect do plant sterols have on blood cholesterol levels? Plant sterols...
Apo E4 and sterols: Lethal combination? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Phytosterols, or just "sterols" to its friends and neighbors, are a group of cholesterol-like compounds that are abundant in the plant world. Lately, however, sterols have proliferated in the processed...
Protect Yourself With Disease Fighting Foods by Andrea C. Patient Expert Eating just 2 grams per day of foods enriched with sterols and stanols can help prevent heart disease and lower your cholestrol. What are Sterols and Stanols? They are found naturally in fruits...

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