Ortho Molecular Products, Plant Sterols, Cardiovascular Health, 60 Capsules
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Ortho Molecular Products, Plant Sterols, Cardiovascular Health, 60 Capsules
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Ortho Molecular Products, Plant Sterols, Cardiovascular Health, 60 Capsules

  • Shipping Weight: 0.19 lbs (0.09kg)
  • Product Code: OMP-00429
  • UPC Code: 615033004293
  • Package Quantity: 60 Capsules
  • Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.2 x 3.9 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07kg)
  • Expiration Date: Aug 2015 Expiration Date Info
SRP: $25.50
Our Price: $25.50
In Stock: Yes

Product Overview

  • Because Efficacy Matters
  • Dietary Supplement

Plant sterols are structurally similar to cholesterol and compete for absorption.

Plant Sterols

First introduced as a food additive that prevented absorption of cholesterol, plant sterols are now approved by the FDA for a heart-health claim: “Products containing at least 0.65 g per serving of plant sterol esters, taken twice daily with meals for a daily total intake of at least 1.3 g, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.”

The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of Health suggests the use of plant sterols in conjunction with other lifestyle changes to enhance LDL cholesterol reduction. Numerous clinical trials have been performed with phytosterols and they have proven to be both safe and effective in a wide group of individuals.

Plant sterols are often included as one of the leading non-pharmacological approaches to reducing total LDL cholesterol. The overall effect in clinical studies has been an average LDL cholesterol decline of 8-15% with no adverse side effects. However, it is difficult to obtain enough sterols from food sources on a daily basis to create a cholesterol-lowering effect. Two servings of Ortho Molecular’s Plant Sterols soft gel capsules provide 1.3 g of plant sterols.

Suggested Use

1-2 capsules per day or as recommended by your health care professional.

Other Ingredients

Natural gelatin capsules and natural mixed tocopherols 90%.

Formulated to be free of allergens derived from: Gluten, corn, yeast, artificial colors and flavors.


If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your physician before taking this product. As with all dietary supplements, some individuals may not tolerate or may be allergic to the ingredients used. Please read the ingredient panel carefully prior to ingestion. Cease taking this product and consult your physician if you have negative reactions upon ingestion. Keep container tightly closed. Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children. This product was sealed for your protection. Do not use if outer logoed neck seal or inner-seal is missing or damaged.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
2 capsules contain Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Calories 15 1%
Calories from Fat 15 1%
Total Fat 1.5 g 2%*
Sterol Esters 1,300 mg **
* % Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** % Daily Value not established

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