PHYTOSTEROLS COULD SAVE EUROPE €26 BILLION IN HEART DISEASE HEALTHCARE COSTS

Daily consumption of 1.7g of phytosterols by the millions of adults aged 55 and over in the EU with severe hypercholesterolemia could provide healthcare savings of €5.3 billion per year and prevent more than 170.000 hospitalisations. Patrick Coppens director of regulatory and scientific affairs at Food Supplements Europe noted that  the extent of the benefits […]