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What are plant sterols used for?

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  • High cholesterol - Well-designed studies have demonstrated that supplementation of beta-sitosterol in the diet decreases total serum cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.

    Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - Some evidence suggests that phytosterols may be useful to treat symptoms of BPH. Further research is needed in this area.

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