Plant Sterols 800mg

Pure, higher strength one-a-day source
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Product ID: 567
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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

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, with high levels of beta-sitosterols. We quote the level of pure plant sterols, not the compound weight declared by some companies that may be only 50% sterols. This can make a useful contribution to our daily intake, without any unnecessary additional calories.



Product Information
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 Sterols800mg
Ingredients
Plant Sterols, Calcium Carbonate, Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Crosslinked Cellulose Gum, Tablet Coating (Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Glycerin), Silicon Dioxide.
Suitable for / Cautions
Suitable For
This product is suitable for all adults. This product is suitable for vegetarians.
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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"Cholesterol "
By , 12 May 2018
I brought this product as my cholesterol is slightly higher than it should be. Only time will tell if they will work
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"Early days "
By , 27 Apr 2018
I purchased the Sterols as my cholesterol is 8.4. I''m actually taking 2 a day, so I because I read someone else with a considerably lower reading than mine was advised by a Nature''s Best to do so (his reading was about 6.4).

It''s too early to say how effective the Sterols are, unless I get another blood test, although I feel they will make a difference. I''m also taking Apple Cider Vinegar to help as well.
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"This product was effective for me and good quality"
By , 25 Apr 2018
High Cholesterol Levels (familial)
I was prescribed statins for a raised cholesterol level of 9.9 which dropped to 7.7 after two months. I wasn''t keen on taking the statins but it was a necessity at the time. After a few months I began experiencing mild side effects and during some research read more into Plant Sterols.

With discussion and support from my GP along with regular monitoring I took the Sterols on alternate days to the Statin. Three months later my cholesterol levels had dropped to 5.7mmols.

Although this treatment was effective for me it is not the same for everyone and it is most important a GP /doctor is involved in any changes to any treatments.
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"This product very good for cholesterol"
By , 12 Apr 2018
I use this because I cannot take statins due to severe side effects. I do have high cholesterol levels so I decided to try these. After just a month of taking them I had to have a cholesterol blood check and already it was lowering! I cannot recommend these enough, if you dont want to take statins these are a good alternative
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"Replacement of Statins"
By , 06 Apr 2018
I got fed up with the side effects of Statins so decided to try Sterols ,as they were recommended by a Nutritionist but it''s still early days to give a proper review.
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