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What Is beta-Sitostanol & What Foods Can I Find It In?

beta-Sitostanol is a member of the class of phytosterols, belonging to the sterols.

Stanols are hydrogenated products of sterols, which means that beta-Sitostanol is a plant stanol that is the fully hydrogenated product of beta-sitosterol.

Plant stanols and sterols are important components of plant cell membranes.

beta-Sitostanol Is A Sterol

beta-Sitostanol is a plant sterol often found in small amounts in plant oils. (source)

Sterols are the plant equivalent of cholesterol. Sterols block the absorption of cholesterol from the intestinal tract. (source đź——)

beta-Sitostanol Supplements

beta-Sitostanol is the most common stanol and can often be found in supplement that's sold over the counter. (source đź——)

Foods You Can Find beta-Sitostanol In

You find beta-Sitostanol mostly in fats and oil products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Corn Oil
  • Soybean Oil
  • Olive Oil

Foods That Contain beta-Sitostanol In Our Nutrition Tool

You can find regularly updated top ranked lists of foods for over 200+ nutrients in our nutrition tool.

We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain beta-Sitostanol.

Here's our short list of foods that contain beta-Sitostanol.

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I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.