Plant stanols are recognized and recommended in several international and national dyslipidemia guidelines
According to the international guidelines, changes in the diet and lifestyle are always the basis of the therapy for dyslipidemia, whether or not medical treatment is needed.
Several international and national dyslipidemia treatment and CVD prevention guidelines by well-established experts like the International Atherosclerosis Society and the European Society of Cardiology recommend the use of Plant stanol ester containing foods for cholesterol reduction. The recommendations given by these organizations are issued after a careful and detailed review of published clinical data. Download a full list of guidelines recommending plant stanol esters here.