News tagged with sterols

Cellular feast or famine

Not all cholesterol is bad. Every cell requires it for growth – they either have to get cholesterol somewhere or they die. In a new study published April 6 in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers from Sanford-Burnham ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
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Healthy plant sterols: A daily 'drip' is best

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant-derived sterols and stanols are known to be heart healthy compounds. When consumed in amounts greater than those found naturally in foods, these compounds lower blood cholesterol concentrations in humans. ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Health
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