Study supports free phytosterols’ cholesterol lowering activity

Plant sterols in supplement form may cut cholesterol levels by as much as 5%, says a new study. Six weeks of supplementation reduced LDL cholesterol levels by 4.9% and total cholesterol by 2.8% when the supplement was used in combination with the National Cholesterol Education Programa (NCEP) therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) diet. Numerous clinical trials […]