Consuming the Right Amount

Recommended Amount

Recommended Amount

A very effective way to reduce cholesterol with a dietary change is to include 1.5-2.4g plant sterols into the daily diet, whereby intakes of:

  • 1.5-2.4g plant sterols daily can lower LDL-cholesterol by 7 to 10% in 2-3 weeks as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle including plenty of fruit and vegetables3,4

And

  • 2.5-3g plant sterols daily can lower LDL-cholesterol by 10 to 12.5% in 2-3 weeks as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle including plenty of fruit and vegetables40,41

Plant sterols/stanols dose (g/d)35


     Recommended amount

 

Therefore, international bodies recommend consumption of 2g per day of plant sterols to lower cholesterol.

Click here to download our reference list of studies demonstrating the efficacy and safety of plant sterols

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