LIPOPHYTOL™ microcapsules

Water dispersible plant sterols for cholesterol reduction

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.

A Nutritional View

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:

  • Yellow fat spreads
  • Milk & yoghurt type products
  • Soya drinks
  • Rye bread
  • Cheese type products.  

FDA has authorized the use of phytosterols in conventional foods and nutraceuticals.

External Links

Efficacy of Lipophytol®-S in serum TAG and NEFA concentrations reduction
British Journal of Nutrition (2014), Volume / Issue 05 / September 2014, pp 663-673

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