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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 )

beta-Sitostanol Supplements

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

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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Sara
Niemelä

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.