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Heart-healthy Formulation How-To: Free sterols or sterol esters?

On Feb. 21, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it would allow continued use of the health claim linking consumption of free plant sterols as well as sterol esters to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease until a final rule is issued.

Are your consumers watching their fats for heart health? Why not “block” cholesterol?

Consumers are demanding great tasting foods to enlist in the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of both men and women in America. Elevated blood cholesterol is a major risk factor in the development of heart disease.