phytosterol


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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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The average content of oryzanol and phytosterol are both 10,000 mg/kg.
The phytosterol market in Asia-Pacific is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 10.
Chios mastic gum extract and isolated phytosterol tirucallol exhibit anti-inflammatory activity in human aortic endothelial cells.
WFSI colleagues will also be on stand to discuss the benefits of OnavitaTM flaxseed oil, featuring non-GMO, plant-sourced Omega-3s and polyunsaturated fatty acids; Novasoy soy isoflavones, which are often incorporated into products for women at the time of menopause; and the CardioAid range of phytosterols and phytosterol esters, which are recognised cholesterol-reducing food ingredients.
In humans, phytosterol consumption reduces levels of cholesterol in blood (Wolfreys & Hepburn 2002, Lin et al.
High concentrations of phytosterol reduce the expression of hepatic bilirubin and bile acid transporters.
The triangular tip is extra-precise, and the product glides on smoothly and comfortably, thanks to calming chamomile and phytosterol ester, a plant-derived emollient.
The cold-pressed oils--CP1 from July harvested seed and CP2 from September harvested seed, and commercial cranberry seed oil (COM) that was processed using ASE--were analyzed for fatty acid and phytosterol content.
You can buy either free phytosterols or phytosterol esters.
Moreover, Cran Bella's high phytosterol content may enhance the protection and repair of damaged tissue, soothe exposure-induced inflammation and reduce itchiness in irritated skin.
Graminex(R) markets its own line of dietary supplements, focusing on prostate care, menopausal support, skin care and antioxidant, amino acid and phytosterol maintenance, Partnered with its distributors, Graminex(R) products are sold in more than 44 countries on six continents.
2013) phytosterol showed non-significant effect on FCR the body weight though increased in the phytosterol group fed with 25 50 and 75 g/kg diet in 21 days.