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phy·to·ster·ol

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

phytosterol

(faɪˈtɒstərɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a type of chemical that occurs naturally in plants, used esp in food additives, medicine and cosmetics
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Reducol(TM) is a unique cholesterol-lowering ingredient based on a unique, patented blend of naturally occurring compounds found in plants known as phytosterols and phytostanols.
recently submitted comments to FDA regarding the agency's proposed rule for the health claim on phytosterols and risk of coronary heart disease.
Corn fiber oil (CFO) contains high levels of three natural cholesterol-lowering phytosterol components: ferulate phytosterol esters, free phytosterols and phytosterol fatty acyl esters.
Reducol(TM) is a unique ingredient containing plant sterols and stanols, commonly known as phytosterols, or "Sterols".
Phytosterols crossed over the Medical Threshold nearly a decade ago, signaling the beginning of a long-term sustainable trend.
The study reported that feeding rats a diet rich in phytosterols, the type of fat found in plants, reduced testosterone in the blood stream by 33%.
com)-- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Phytosterols Market by Market type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global phytosterols market has generated $490 million in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 9.
The global phytosterols market has generated USD 490m in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 9.
The study reviewed literature on 14 nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, and found studies demonstrating the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish oil), hydroxytyrosol (in olive oil), allicin (in garlic), phytosterols (in plants), flavanols (in green tea and cocoa), curcumin (in turmeric), and resveratrol (in red wine).
Carotenoids, phytosterols and tocopherols are some of the important antioxidants in the dried grains.
In summary, fish waste-fed mussels had significantly higher cholesterol concentrations and proportions compared with locally cultivated and algae-fed mussels, and algae-fed mussels had higher proportions of beneficial phytosterols than fish waste-fed mussels.
Soybean-based lipids also have been heavily criticized for their high concentrations of hepatotoxic phytosterols, which have been linked to parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease (PNALD).