beta-Sitostanol belong to the family of sterols. It has been shown to inhibit cholesterol absorption.
In this article we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of beta-sitostanol that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.
We also have an article about beta-sitostanol named What Is beta-Sitostanol & What Foods Can I Find It In? if you're interested in learning more.
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Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of beta-Sitostanol
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of beta-sitostanol.
beta-Sitostanol - Cholesterol
About this claim
Cholesterol is a waxy substance your body needs to build cells. Research has shown that there are some nutrients that might be beneficial for your cholesterol in a variety of ways.
Research sources for this claim
- Soy sterol esters and beta-Sitostanol ester as inhibitors of cholesterol absorption in human small bowel ◳
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