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What Is Stigmasterol?

Stigmasterol is a plant sterol. Itโ€™s a member of the class of phytosterols that are found in the plant fats or oils of numerous plants. Itโ€™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 ๐Ÿ——)

Sterols are often used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. (source ๐Ÿ——)

Stigmasterol is one of the most common sterols in plant membranes. (source ๐Ÿ——)

Stigmasterol In Foods

Stigmasterol is found in the fats and oils of soybean, calabar bean, and rapeseed. But also in several other vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, and unpasteurized milk. (source ๐Ÿ——)

Stigmasterol is related to the quality of virgin olive oil. High levels of stigmasterol usually mean high acidity. (source ๐Ÿ——)

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out stigmasterol .

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Sara Niemelรค

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator

Iโ€™m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!