Why trust Benecol®?

Benecol® is proven to combat cholesterol levels. Over 70 independent clinical studies have shown that by using the active ingredient of plant stanol ester, in Benecol® products, can reduce cholesterol levels by 7-10% within 2-3 weeks after first consumption.

But you don't have to take our word for it, below are references to expert bodies who recommend the use of plant stanols in reducing your cholesterol levels.

  • European Atherosclerosis Society, 2014
  • Joint British Societies, 2014
  • International Atherosclerosis Society, 2013
  • American Diabetes Association, 2013
  • European Atherosclerosis Society, 2013
  • European Society of Cardiology, 2012
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute & National Institutes of Health & American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011
  • European Society of Cardiology & European Atherosclerosis Society, 2011
  • The Australian Heart Foundation, 2009
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008
  • American Diabetes Association & American College of Cardiology, 2008
  • International Atherosclerosis Society, 2005
  • Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation, 2003

It is important to note that the use of plant stanol ester is regarded as extremely safe and has been subject to safety assessments by several food safety authorities globally .

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