• Stigmasterol
  • Stigmasterol (also known as Wulzen anti-stiffness factor) is a plant sterol, or phytosterol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stigmasterol is an unsaturated phytosterol occurring in the plant fats or oils of soybean, calabar bean, and rape seed, and in a number of medicinal herbs, including the Chinese herbs Ophiopogon japonicus (Mai men dong), in Mirabilis jalapa and American Ginseng. (wikipedia.org)
  • Black Pepper leaf extract (Piper nigrum) Red Stinkwood (Pygeum africanum) Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens, active substance possibly lauric acid)The berries of saw palmetto (Serenoa repens), a small palm native to the south east United States, possess a dual 5a-reductase inhibition activity, due to their high content of phytosterols: β-sitosterol, stigmasterol, lupeol, lupenone, and cycloartenol. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingredients
  • Rapid advances in science and technology, increasing health care costs, aging population, and rising awareness of customers in attaining wellness through diet are the major factors driving the demand for functional food and beverages as well as ingredients such as phytosterols and carotenoids. (pitchengine.com)
  • Phytosterols are being widely used as food ingredients, hence increasing its demand in the food and beverage industry. (sbwire.com)
  • Products like Bayer Heart Health Advantage claim to offer the benefit of phytosterols, natural plant-based ingredients proven to help lower bad cholesterol, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. (newsinferno.com)
  • diet
  • If these strategies haven't worked to their fullest potential, or if you want to work to lower your bad cholesterol even further, you can try adding phytosterols to your diet. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Although early human diets were rich in phyotosterols, providing as much as 1 g/d, the typical Western diet today is relatively low in phytosterols. (encognitive.com)
  • found
  • Acquisition was found to be the most preferred growth strategy in the phytosterols market. (pitchengine.com)
  • Some researchers contend that, when undergoing the manufacturing process, the phytosterols found in supplements may not be as biologically active, meaning that they may not be as effective in lowering cholesterol if not manufactured properly. (newsinferno.com)
  • product
  • The key factor that is driving the phytosterols market growth is the increasing application of the product across various industries. (sbwire.com)
  • MORRISTOWN , N.J. While last year's launch of an aspirin/phytosterol combination product was challenged by the Food and Drug Administration, that never meant it was not a good idea. (drugstorenews.com)