Hypercholesterolemia can be effectively improved with dietary modifications. When guiding patients on a healthy, cholesterol-lowering diet and lifestyle, recommending the use of Plant stanol ester is encouraged by national and international guidelines1–14. Plant stanol ester is the active ingredient in all Benecol® products.
Benecol® is a pioneer in cholesterol-lowering foods. We want to support you in your work as a healthcare professional. This section provides information and materials to help you in your work with hypercholesterolemia patients.
Our clinical summaries below demonstrate how plant stanols in VITAPLUS Benecol® can help patients to effectively lower their cholesterol levels.
A comparison of the LDL-cholesterol lowering efficacy of plant stanols and plant sterols over a continuous dose range: Results of a meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials.
Effect of a plant stanol ester-containing spread, placebo spread, or Mediterranean diet on estimated cardiovascular risk and lipid, inflammatory and haemostatic factors.