Effects of phytosterol ester-enriched vegetable oil on plasma lipoproteins in healthy men.

  title={Effects of phytosterol ester-enriched vegetable oil on plasma lipoproteins in healthy men.},
  author={Shinji Seki and Ichiro Hidaka and Keiichi Kojima and Hisako Yoshino and Toshiaki Aoyama and Mitsuko Okazaki and Kazuo Kondo},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={12 3},
It has been reported that phytosterol esters reduce cholesterol absorption and lower serum cholesterol concentration. There have been very few studies published on the effect of dose of phytosterol esters less than 1.0 g/day on plasma cholesterol levels in healthy subjects using commonly consumed foods. In this study, we evaluated the effect of 0.45 g/day (as free sterol) phytosterol ester-enriched dissolved in vegetable oil on plasma lipoproteins in sixty healthy males with slightly elevated… CONTINUE READING


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