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EFSA recommends expanding sterol-stanol cholesterol claim

EFSA recommends expanding sterol-stanol cholesterol claim

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that plant stanols and sterols can more powerfully reduce cholesterol reduction after assessing fresh data submitted by category leaders, Raisio and Unilever.

EFSA says yes to low-fat spread's ability to benefit cholesterol levels

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA approves margarine cholesterol claim

By Shane Starling

The European Food safety Authority (EFSA) has approved a health claim linking consumption of a low-fat and omega-3 fortified margarine with cholesterol lowering benefits.

High-dose stanols more effective for cholesterol cuts

High-dose stanols more effective for cholesterol cuts

By Stephen Daniells

A daily dose of plant stanols four times that of current recommendations may be an even more effective way of reducing cholesterol, says a new study from Dutch and German scientists.

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