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What Is delta-5-Avenasterol & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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3D-model of delta-5-Avenasterol (src)

delta-5-Avenasterol is also known as Fucosterol or Isofucosterol. It’s a sterol of the class of phytosterols.

It does also belong to the class of organic compounds known as stigmastanes and derivatives.

delta-5-Avenasterol Is A Sterol

delta-5-avenasterol is a phytosterol.

Phytosterols are compounds that occur naturally and have a structural resemblance to cholesterol, but the configuration is different, which makes it work as an anti-cholesterol. (source đź——)

delta-5-avenasterol scientific name is Isofucosterol. (source đź——)

You can find benefits of delta-5-avenasterol in our article Delta-5-avenasterol: 2 Research-Backed Benefits .

Foods You Can Find Delta-5-avenasterol In

You find Delta-5-avenasterol mostly in fats and oil products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Corn Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Soybean Oil

Foods That Contain Delta-5-avenasterol 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 Delta-5-avenasterol.

Here's our short list of foods that contain Delta-5-avenasterol.

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