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Solgar Phytosterol Complex, 1000mg, 100SGels

Phytosterols are plant-derived compounds similar in structure to cholesterol. Some of these compounds, including beta-sitosterol, have been clinically documented to support cardiovascular health and to promote healthy cholesterol levels already within normal range.

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Phytosterols are plant-derived compounds similar in structure to cholesterol. Some of these compounds, including beta-sitosterol, have been clinically documented to support cardiovascular health and to promote healthy cholesterol levels already within normal range. The premium, plant sterol esters contained in Phytosterol Complex may reduce the risk of heart disease.

A serving of Phytosterol Complex supplies 0.9 grams (900mg), of vegetable oil sterol esters. Foods and supplements containing at least 650 mg per serving of plant sterol esters, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 1300 mg, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease through the intermediate link of blood total and LDL cholesterol.

Two out of three adults have an elevated cholesterol level and while eating a healthy diet is an important first step in helping to reduce cholesterol, supplementing the diet with plant sterols may enhance the cholesterol-lowering effect of the diet.

Phytosterols appear to reduce cholesterol safely by inhibiting the absorption of dietary cholesterol within the intestines. As the molecular structure of phytosterols is almost indentical to cholesterol, the body is unable to distinguish between the two. As there are limited numbers of receptors for cholesterol attachment and absorption, phytosterols are able to physically block cholesterol and prevent the body from absorbing it.

Directions:
Dosage: Take 2-4 Softgels daily

Ingredients:
2 Softgels provide:
Phytosterol Complex (from soy) 1000mg, Total Sterol Esters 900mg, Gelatin, Vegetable Glycerin, Caramel

Additional Info

Pack Size 100
Strength 1000mg
Type Soft Gels
SKU 135
UPC 033984022058

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