Brassicasterol is a member of the class of phytosterols, belonging to the sterols.
The most common source of brassicasterol is from oils, it has a relatively high concentration.
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Brassicasterol Is A Sterol
Brassicasterol is a phytosterol found in marine algae, fish, and rapeseed oil. (source ◳)
The most common plant sterols are sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol and brassicasterol.
They are dietary sterols that are structurally very similar to cholesterol.
But in contrast to cholesterol, plant sterols can cross the blood-brain barrier and accumulate within the brain. (source ◳)
Foods You Can Find Brassicasterol In
You find Brassicasterol mostly in and fats and oil products.
Examples of food sources include
- Canola Oil
- Corn Oil
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