Plant Sterols 800mg, 100% Free Sterols

90 Tablets, 3 months supply, 1 a day
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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
  • Vegetarian and vegan formula
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
  • Vegetarian and vegan formula
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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
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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Reviews

"Effective tablets"
By Anonymous , 21 Sep 2021
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I was diagnosed with borderline high cholesterol and not wanting to take statins I ordered the plant sterols. Within three months my levels were normal.
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"GP happy with them"
By Anonymous , 07 Sep 2021
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Use to lower cholestorol. Suggested by NB customer svc. Hadn''t thought of it myself and GP gave the ok to take in addition to my s****n. Always check with my GP before starting a new item. Reviews from others have been positive.
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By Anonymous , 04 Sep 2021
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My doctor advised me to take plant sterols for my Cholesterol problem. I cannot take S*****s they effect my legs and make me stiff.
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"Plant Sterols"
By Fawzia Whittuck , 26 Aug 2021
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The doctor prescribed S*****s for high cholesterol. I tried them, and considered that the side-effects were just mind over matter. Having been on them for awhile, I came to the conclusion that the side -effects were real and I did not like them I''m a runner, but on s****ns I felt my energy levels were depleted. So I stopped taking the s****ns, and have decided to take the plant sterols.

I don t know if my cholesterol levels have gone down, I hope so...my energy levels are much improved.

I would not recommend taking these but purely because I believe it is up to the individual to decide.
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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

We would not recommend supplements instead of prescribed medication, unless you discuss this with your doctor first and they are happy for you to do so. We would also suggest that you keep your doctor informed of any supplements that you are taking.
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"A good way to lower cholesterol"
By Anonymous , 20 Aug 2021
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Hoping to lower my cholesterol
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