What are Plant Sterols?

Plant sterols, also known as phytosterols are a type of steroid alocohols naturally found in plants. They are believed to have cholesterol lowering benefits, which can help reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. Plant starols are found in nuts, seeds, fruits and grains. They are also added to foods such as margarines and oils as well as salad dressings, milk and yogurt.You can find more information here: