Plant Sterols 800mg

100% Free Sterols, One-a-day Source
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  • May help to reduce the absorption of cholesterol
  • A highly researched mode of action
  • Useful contribution to your daily intake
  • A level of plant sterols that can make a difference
Product ID: 567
£14.95
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  • May help to reduce the absorption of cholesterol
  • A highly researched mode of action
  • Useful contribution to your daily intake
  • A level of plant sterols that can make a difference
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Product Information

Plant sterols occur naturally in food and are similar in structure to cholesterol, the HDL fat that is abundant in animal sourced fats. But what is not generally known is that the body produces its own cholesterol which is secreted into the digestive system in the form of bile to aid the digestive process.

Plant sterols are useful because they block cholesterol from being re-absorbed from the gut into the bloodstream, and any cholesterol not absorbed is simply excreted. This is why diets high in plant sterols can help to control blood cholesterol levels, and why plant sterols are now added to some specialist margarines. Although plant sterols are naturally present in vegetable oils and grains, modern diets tend to be low in these important nutrients, and so it may be difficult to always achieve optimum levels from diet alone.

Each Nature’s Best plant sterol tablet contains 800mg of free plant sterols. We quote the level of pure plant sterols which is genuinely 100%, not the compound weight declared by some companies that may be as low as 50% sterols. This can make a useful contribution to our daily intake, without any unnecessary additional calories.
Daily Intake
Take 1 tablet daily with a meal.
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
Food supplements should not replace a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Formula
Typically per tablet:
Plant Sterols 100%800mg
Beta Sitosterols*640mg
* The relative levels of individual sterols are subject to natural variation.
Ingredients
Plant Sterols, Calcium Carbonate, Cellulose, Anti-caking Agents (Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate), Crosslinked Cellulose Gum, Tablet Coating (Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Glycerin).
Suitable for / Cautions
Suitable For
This product is suitable for all adults.
This product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Cautions/Allergies
This product is free from wheat, yeast, dairy, nuts and shellfish.
This product is free from gluten containing ingredients.
Do not take if pregnant or breast feeding.
Seek medical advice if taking cholesterol-lowering medication.
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By Michael Maynard , 14 Nov 2019
Recommend to a friend: Yes
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By Anonymous , 09 Nov 2019
My husband wants to reduce his cholesterol without taking s*****s and a friend recommended this product. He will take it for six months, when he will be given another cholesterol test to find out if successful
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We would not recommend taking supplements instead of prescribed medications unless you discuss this with your husbands doctor first and they are happy for him to do so. We would also suggest that you keep his doctor informed of any supplements that he is taking.

Plant Sterols have a similar structure to cholesterol and help to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels at a dose of 0.8g per day. This is the level found in one of our 800mg tablets. However if your husband wishes to take this to lower cholesterol I would recommend a dose of two to three tablets daily.
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"Good for Cholersterol"
By Anonymous , 08 Nov 2019
Was told it was a natural way of dealing with high cholesterol so take one every morning and I think it helps together with a diet high in good fats and none of the bad ones.
Recommend to a friend: Yes
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"Excellent for lowering Cholesterol"
By Stewart Rose , 04 Nov 2019
To help lower cholesterol. This actually halved mine within a few weeks
Recommend to a friend: Yes
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

As supplements can take some time to build up and have an effect in the body, we would normally suggest reassessing your symptoms after three months. However, I am pleased to hear that you have already found this product helpful.

If you are not already doing so, we would suggest that you keep your doctor informed of any supplements that you are taking.

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"Great product"
By Anonymous , 25 Oct 2019
After having high cholesterol ordered these and I have been taking everyday... with a low fat diet.. my cholesterol has come down significantly so I am really impressed and will continue taking and recommend to others.. Thankyou.
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