Club Vits Carbon - Plant Sterols

90 Plant sterol esters 800mg food supplement capsules

The Benefits of Plant Sterols?

High cholesterol levels in the blood have been shown to increase the risk of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). A number of scientific studies however have found Plant Sterols to be beneficial in reducing cholesterol levels including LDL-cholesterol which is referred to as bad cholesterol.

How do Plant Sterols lower Cholesterol?

Plant Sterols are found naturally within the cells of plants and mimic the role played by cholesterol in human cells. They also have a very similar structure which is integral to it’s affect on lowering cholesterol as it allows them to block its absorption in the gut. The cholesterol which isn’t absorbed is then excreted.  

Why Club Vits Carbon Plant Sterols?

Plant Sterols can be found naturally in foods such as vegetable oils and nuts, as well as in fortified butters and margarine. However these foods are energy dense and increasing your intake of them will likely lead to a higher calorie intake. 

Club Vits Carbon Plant Sterols offer a convenient way of increasing your Plant Sterols intake without the extra calories. In order to obtain the beneficial effect of lowering blood cholesterol our experts recommend taking 2 tablets daily which will provide 1600mg of Plant Sterols. 

*Beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 1.5g-3g plant sterols.