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Cholesterol can be lowered using combination of Soy Proteins and Sterols

Heart disease is responsible for nearly half (49 per cent) of all deaths //in Europe, killing more than 4.35 million people each year. Reducing cholesterol is one of the most important preventable factors in the disease. Both soy protein and plant sterols extracted from soy are already well est...

Plant sterols found to be effective in Type 2 diabetic patients

Plant chemicals called sterols might help to lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol according to a new study.// Plant sterols have been shown to block cholesterol's absorption, lower blood cholesterol beyond diet and they are minimally absorbed by the intestines. The study had 29 participant...

Kashi Company Debuts Heart to Heart(TM) Whole Grain Crackers

...us as they are nutritious, featuring pioneering ingredients including plant sterols and antioxidants, making them the first nationally distributed crackers to ...blood pressure. Heart to Heart(TM) crackers contain .4 grams of plant sterols and just 75-85 grams of sodium per serving. "Although we made Heart t...

Kardea Enhances Medical Nutrition System for Cholesterol Lowering

...ng with the introduction of Fiber Plus with Plant sterols , a unique blend of nutrients proven to lower chol...ng with the introduction of Fiber Plus with Plant sterols , a unique blend of nutrients proven to lower chol...;   Kardea Fiber Plus contains plant sterols and fiber from oats and psyllium.   ...

Spoonfuls of Strawberries Help the Cholesterol Go Down

...Toronto study focused on 28 men and women with high cholesterol who were previously on a diet to lower cholesterol that included soy, oat bran, plant sterols and nuts. One half of the group was instructed to eat about 3 cups of strawberries per day while the other group consumed additional oat bran bread f...

New Innovation for Battling Number One Killer in America Introduced by Eniva Nutraceutics

...e only liquid supplement on the market that offers high concentration plant sterols as well as a high-dose vitamin blend to address two major risk factors for ...r contains a specialized and proprietary formula of clinically proven plant sterols at a concentration shown to reduce cholesterol levels in clinical studies.*...

All Natural, Freeze-Dried Funky Monkey(TM) Snacks Are Delicious Way To Be Heart Healthy

...R) (freeze-dried organic banana and organic acai). Acai, in addition to being one of the world's top "superfoods", contains heart-healthy plant sterols B-sitosterol and campesterol, and has been shown in health studies to assist heart health by lowering "bad" cholesterol and raising "good" cholesterol...

Smart Balance to Bring Milk with More Taste and Less Fat to New York City and Albany Metro Areas and New England

...Inc.'s unique blend of heart healthier ingredients, including natural plant sterols that are clinically proven to help reduce cholesterol,** Omega-3s EPA/DHA t...not treated. ** Foods containing at least 400mg per serving of plant sterols eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 800mg, as...

Mood-Enhancing and Heart Health Foods Emerging as Incidence of Heart Diseases Rises

...ends, and forecasts to 2013. The report will focus on products that contain heart health components, including EGCG, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, plant sterols and stanols, polyphenols, reservatrol, and vitamin D. About Kline Kline is a worldwide consulting and research firm dedicated to providing t...

Nutrition 21 Launches Iceland Health(R) Cholesterol Health and Iceland Health(R) Joint Relief Plus SLEEP Support

...land Health(R) Cholesterol Health Iceland Health Cholesterol Health provides a specialized combination of Omega-3 Fish Oil and HEART CHOICE(R) plant sterols to help lower cholesterol, help maintain healthy circulation and promote cardiovascular health. Phytosterols (or plant sterols) are natural compounds ...
sterols in Biological News

'Healthy' sterols may pose health risk

Plant sterols have been touted as an effective way to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. However, a research study in the July JLR has uncovered that these compounds do have their own risks, as they can accumulate in heart valves and lead to stenosis. Aortic valve stenosis...

Drug used to treat skin conditions is a marine pollutant

...clotrimazole, is associated with major environmental risks. "The levels of clotrimazole that are measured in the environment affect the synthesis of sterols in the algae, and these are important in several functions in the algal cells. The growth and reproduction of the algae are disturbed. Single-cell mic...

Chocolate bar shown to lower cholesterol

...sterol by 2 percent and LDL or bad cholesterol by 5.3 percent) to the plant sterols that have been added to the bar and the drop in blood pressure to the flava...hed groups. Two types of CocoaVia bars were then introduced, one with plant sterols and one without. While remaining on the AHA diet, participants ate one C...

Highlights from the February 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...s rich in vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidants from multiple servings of fruits and vegetables and low in sodium; May include plant sterols and stanols in high-risk individuals; and Achieves a healthful body weight and calorie balance with the recommended dietary intervention by increa...

Corazonas Foods and Brandeis University partner to create cholesterol-reducing snacks

...ealthy snacks. Brandeiss innovative technology allows high levels of plant sterols to be incorporated into snack foods while retaining the products outstandin...tively combat LDL cholesterol. The Brandeis technology makes natural plant sterols biologically available in oils at concentrations of 2 to 25 percent, enabli...

New study finds chocolate chip cookies lower cholesterol

...em through the digestive tract and out of the body in the stool. The plant sterols lower blood cholesterol by blocking cholesterol absorption from food during...r of Medicus Research. "LDL levels dropped due to the high amount of plant sterols and soluble fibers in Right Direction Cookies." ...
sterols in Biological Definition

Lipid

...one to three more phosphate groups. While phospholipids are the major component of biological membranes, other lipid components like sphingolipids and sterols (such as cholesterol in animal cell membranes) are also found in biological membranes. In an aqueous milieu, the heads of lipids tend to face the po...
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