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What Is Brassicasterol & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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3D-model of Brassicasterol (src)

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.

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

Foods That Contain Brassicasterol In Our Nutrition Tool

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We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain Brassicasterol.

Here's our short list of foods that contain Brassicasterol.

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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.