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How much does plant stanol ester reduce blood LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol levels?


To date, more than 80 independent clinical studies have been published in leading scientific journals, such as the New England Journal of Medicine and Circulation, exploring the efficacy of plant stanol ester – the active ingredient in Benecol.

These studies confirm that a daily intake of 1.5-2.4g of plant stanols lowers LDL or the ‘bad’ cholesterol by an average of 7-10% within two to three weeks.