Plant stanol ester is derived from nature

In Benecol® products plant stanol is added as Plant stanol ester. Plant stanols used in Benecol products are derived from vegetable sources or from tall oil. Esterification of plant stanols with unsaturated fatty acids of vegetable oils is essential because free plant stanols may not lower cholesterol optimally, and when added to foods, they can form crystals that feel granular in the mouth.

Adding Plant stanol ester to the foods

Benecol is natural and safe

Plant stanol ester has typical properties of edible fats and it can be easily incorporated into fat containing foods. Plant stanol ester can also be added to various low-fat and fat-free foods.

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You will find here useful information about cholesterol lowering Benecol® foods and their scientific evidence. Benecol foods are clinically proven to lower total and LDL cholesterol on average by 10%. They contain added plant stanol ester, that it is widely recommended in the guidelines for dyslipidemia management.

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