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  • noun Plural form of sterol.

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Examples

  • Like soy drinks, the new functional drinks contain sterols that actively lower cholesterol levels.

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  • Like soy drinks, the new functional drinks contain sterols that actively lower cholesterol levels.

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  • This can be attributed to leucine's role in the production of fat-like substances called sterols in the adipose and muscle tissues.

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  • It is a complete food that includes all the nutrients that were once in our diets, derived from beneficial soil bacteria and plant lipids called sterols/sterolins, present in pure plant life.

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  • Some foods are fortified with plant substances called sterols or stanols, which are similar in structure to cholesterol; this helps them block the absorption of cholesterol in the intestines.

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  • The starting source material for DHEA is a class of plant hormones called sterols extracted from wild yams.

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  • A pill containing plant substances called sterols can help lower cholesterol, according to researche ...

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  • A quick search, though, showqs that Reducol, from Forbes Medi-Tech, Inc., is "a unique ingredient containing plant sterols and stanols, commonly known as phytosterols, or 'sterols'."

    Functional Nondairy Makes Europe Healthier

  • A quick search, though, showqs that Reducol, from Forbes Medi-Tech, Inc., is "a unique ingredient containing plant sterols and stanols, commonly known as phytosterols, or 'sterols'."

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Toronto researchers have found that a diet high in soy protein, fiber, and plant sterols reduces LDL and CRP levels as much as a low-dose statin.

    4 nondrug ways to lower your cholesterol

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