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Source Naturals® Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol
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Source Naturals® Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol120 Tablets
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Mega Strength Beta Sitosterol
Phytosterols are natural components of many vegetables and grains. Preliminary scientific evidence suggests that plant phytosterols may help to support cholesterol wellness when consumed as part of a low cholesterol dietary program. The three main phytosterols in phytosterol complex are beta-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol. They are natural, safe, and derived entirely from plant sources.*
Suitable for vegetarians. Contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Supplement Facts
1 tablet just before or with meals (not after).
Serving Size 1 Tablet Servings Per Container 120 Amount Per Serving % DV calcium 60.00 mg 6% Phytosterol complex 937.00 mg 0% beta-Sitosterol 375.00 mg 0% Campesterol 187.00 mg 0% Stigmasterol 131.00 mg 0% ** Daily Value (DV) not established
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Keep out of reach of children
Contains soy. ©SOURCE NATURALS, INC.
P.O. BOX 2218
SANTA CRUZ,CA 95062
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia 60 to 130 mg daily [3 stars] Men taking beta-sitosterol, a compound found in many edible plants, have reported improved BPH symptoms and urinary flow.High Cholesterol 0.8 to 3.2 grams daily [2 stars] Beta-sitosterol blocks cholesterol absorption and has been shown in studies to reduce blood levels of cholesterol.Athletic Performance and Post-Exercise Infection
(Beta-Sitosterol Glucoside, Beta-Sitosterol)
Refer to label instructions [1 star] Beta-sitosterol, found in many plants, has been shown in one trial to improve immune function in marathon runners when combined with B-sitosterol glucoside. This implies that beta-sitosterol might reduce infections in athletes who engage in intensive exercise.
Beta-sitosterol is one of a group of organic compounds found in plants that, alone and in combination with similar plant sterols, reduces blood levels of cholesterol.1, 2, 3
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