Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol
Source Naturals Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol. Phytosterols are natural components of many vegetables and grains. Preliminary scientific evidence suggests that plant phytosterols may help to support cholesterol wellness when consumed as part of a low cholesterol dietary program. The three main phytosterols in phytosterol complex are beta-sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol. They are natural, safe and derived entirely from plant sources. Suitable for vegetarians. No yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn or wheat. Each 1 tablet contains phytosterol complex 937mg, yielding 375mg beta-sitosterol, 187mg campesterol and 131mg stigmasterol.
Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol, together with a diet high in fibre can help to control healthy cholesterol levels. Phytosterols or plant sterols are found naturally in vegetables, fruits, nuts grains and are essential components of the cell membranes. Their structure is very similar to that of cholesterol and compete for absorption into the intestine, resulting in less cholesterol being absorbed by the gut. The most common phytosterols are beta-sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol. Thus their similarity in nature to cholesterol, reduces cholesterol absorption.