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

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3D-model of Stigmasterol (src)

Stigmasterol is a plant sterol.

It’s a member of the class of phytosterols that are found in the plant fats or oils of numerous plants.

It’s among the most abundant plant sterols.

Stigmasterol is used as a food additive in manufactured food products, especially in Europe.

Stigmasterol Is A Sterol

Stigmasterol is a steroid or sterol. (source )

Sterols are often used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. (source )

Stigmasterol is one of the most common sterols in plant membranes. (source )

Stigmasterol And Acidity

Stigmasterol is related to the quality of virgin olive oil.

High levels of stigmasterol usually mean high acidity. (source )

Foods You Can Find Stigmasterol In

You find Stigmasterol mostly in fats and oil products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Soybean Oil
  • Corn Oil
  • Vegetable Shortening
  • Mayonnaise
  • Baking Chocolate
  • Margarine
  • Flaxseed Oil

Foods That Contain Stigmasterol In Our Nutrition Tool

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

If you are interested in what foods contain the most Stigmasterol we recommend you visit our tool.

Here's our top ranked list of foods that contain Stigmasterol.

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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.