Plant sterols and plant stanols in the management of dyslipidaemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease

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Gylling H., Plat J., Turley S., Ginsberg H. N., Ellegard L., Jessup W., ...More

ATHEROSCLEROSIS, vol.232, no.2, pp.346-360, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 232 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.11.043
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.346-360
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: This EAS Consensus Panel critically appraised evidence relevant to the benefit to risk relationship of functional foods with added plant sterols and/or plant stanols, as components of a healthy lifestyle, to reduce plasma low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels, and thereby lower cardiovascular risk.