Plant Sterols 800mg

Plant Sterols 800mg

£14.95

About this product

Following customer feedback we have made some technical improvements to our Plant Sterols tablet to ensure that once swallowed it dissolves in the gut a little quicker than beforenbspOur new improved tablet was launched on 19th June 2019What are plant sterolsnbspPlant sterols are considered to be a very effective food that can lower cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle They block cholesterol from being re-absorbed from the gut into the bloodstream and any cholesterol not absorbed is simply excreted This is why diets high in plant sterols can help to control blood cholesterol levelsnbspCholesterol normally is consumed from the HDL fat that is abundant in animal sourced fats Our Plant Sterol capsules contain the plant equivalent of cholesterol - known as phytosterolsnbspWhen consumed by humans Plant sterols help to limit the amount of regular cholesterol that is absorbed into the bloodstream thisnbspcontributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levelsWhy take plant sterolsExperts from the European Commission have confirmed that together with a healthy balance diet plant sterols can help to lower raised blood cholesterol levels at intakes of 15 to 3g per day 2-4 of our tabletsHigh cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart diseasenbspPlant Sterols are gaining prominence as an additive in many dairy spreads and liquids but we think a capsule is an excellent alternative source as you eliminate the extra calories and fats that are present in dairy productsnbspnbspAlthough plant sterols are naturally present in vegetable oils and grains modern diets tend to be low in these important nutrients and so it may be difficult to always achieve optimum levels from diet alonenbspThoroughly researched and approvedPlant sterols have been thoroughly researched for use in foods and food supplements and are fully approved by the European Commission Our potent plant sterols tablets providenbsp800mg of Phytosterols plant sterols each and are fully vegetarian and vegan friendly They provide high levels of Beta Sitosterol as well as other sterol compounds We recommend you taken them with food and a glass of water for optimum intakeSafe to take alongside cholesterol lowering medicinesPlant Sterols can be used effectively alongside statins or fibrates because they work in different ways and may give additional benefitYou can read more about plant sterols and cholesterol on the Heart UK websitenbsp