Unique cholesterol lowering ingredient in Benecol® ​

What is Plant stanol ester?

Plant stanol ester is the cholesterol lowering ingredient in Benecol® products and dietary supplements. It is proven to reduce cholesterol up to 7-10% in 2-3 weeks.

  • Plant stanol ester works by inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine
  • Plant stanol ester is composed of plant stanols and fatty acids
  • Plant stanols are naturally found for example in cereals and vegetable oil
  • The fatty acids in Plant stanol ester are derived from food grade vegetable oils, such as low erucic acid rapeseed oil
  • Proven and tested by scientific studies​
  • Endorsed by expert bodies and heart health foundations globally
  • Invention of Raisio and manufactured only by Raisio





Versatile and easy to use

Plant stanol ester is technically suitable into most food products. It can be added to a wide range of food products as it is: 

  • Tasteless and odourless ingredient​
  • Lactose-free​
  • Vegetarian​
  • Kosher and halal certified



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