Plant sterols: Are they a safe way to lower cholesterol?

Table of Contents Introduction Plant sterols are one of the commonest supplements used to lower LDL cholesterol (LDL-C). You will commonly find them added to margarines, yoghurts and spread, being sold under brand names like “Benecol”.  They are marketed as an easy way to lower cholesterol through diet.  They are big business and promoted by large food companies in […]