LIPOPHYTOL® is a dispersible form of plant sterols (from soy or pine tree origin) which has been microencapsulated to facilitate their incorporation in food matrices.
High blood cholesterol level is the first risk factor for coronary heart disease. Studies have shown that a 10% decrease in blood cholesterol level can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by 19% to 54% depending on a person’s age.
EU has approved the use of phytosterols in:
FDA has authorized the use of phytosterols in conventional foods and nutraceuticals.
Efficacy of Lipophytol®-S in serum TAG and NEFA concentrations reduction
British Journal of Nutrition (2014), Volume / Issue 05 / September 2014, pp 663-673