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  • carotenoids
  • A 2017 review published in the journal Nutrients states, "Although nuts are high calorie foods, several studies have reported beneficial effects after nut consumption, due to fatty acid profiles, vegetable proteins, fibers, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and phytosterols with potential antioxidant action. (draxe.com)
  • supplementation
  • The results of a few clinical trials suggest that phytosterol supplementation at relatively low doses can improve urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia, but further research is needed to confirm these findings. (encognitive.com)
  • In conclusion, the combined supplementation with phytosterols and (n-3) LCPUFA has both synergistic and complementary lipid-lowering effects in hyperlipidemic men and women. (jarretmorrow.com)
  • margarine
  • They have been shown to lower cholesterol in studies using fat-containing foods, such as margarine or mayonnaise. (naturalremediescures.com)
  • For 14 days the participants consumed the test margarine daily and during this period the fasting blood samples were taken at the beginning of the experimental period (0 day) and at days 4, 8 and 15 (meaning 3, 7 and 14 days after the initiation of test margarine consumption, respectively). (naturalremediescures.com)
  • For example, in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 153 people with mildly elevated cholesterol were given sitostanol esters in margarine (at 1.8 or 2.6 g of sitostanol per day), or margarine without sitostanol ester, for a total of one year. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • buildup
  • There are also studies in rats and mice, showing that phytosterols increase plaque buildup in the arteries, cause strokes and shorten lifespan ( 14 , 15 ). (healthline.com)
  • foods
  • Factors such as high efficiency with use in functional foods and rise in health concerns are driving the market for phytosterols, globally. (marketsandmarkets.com)
  • Consumption of cashew nuts has increased in recent years in most Western countries, most likely because nuts in general are repeatedly ranked as some of the healthiest foods there are. (draxe.com)
  • Improved economic and developed people with their lifestyle have created many challenges of health issues (obesity, osteoporosis, cancer, diabetes, allergies and dental problems), due to selection of different food habits (such as consumption of manifold junk foods). (openaccesspub.org)
  • BP-lowering effects from different nutraceuticals product have been studied with specific foods to rich in minerals, lipids, whole proteins, peptides, amino acids, probiotics and vitamins 4 . (openaccesspub.org)
  • limit consumption of foods with a high caloric density and/or low nutritional quality, including those with a high content of sugars. (lsuagcenter.com)
  • Due to their insolubility in water and lipids, enriching foods and beverages with phytosterols is very problematic. (elementa-ingredients.com)
  • This unique delivery system increases phytosterol dispersibility in foods and beverages, thus providing a convenient way of introducing phytosterols into the human diet. (elementa-ingredients.com)
  • substances
  • Both of these substances belong to a group of special beneficial fibers called lignans, and have been revealed to have a cholesterol-lowering impact in people, and to prevent high blood pressure and increase vitamin E supplies in animals. (iythealth.com)
  • This action not only interferes with the absorption of cholesterol from food, it has the additional (and probably more important) effect of removing cholesterol from substances made in the liver that are recycled through the digestive tract. (doctors-hospital.net)