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BASF: ‘We’re elevating the game around plant sterols’

By Stephen Daniells

For ingredients with a solid body of scientific substantiation for their cholesterol management claims, plant sterols perhaps do not get the attention they deserve from consumers and healthcare practitioners. BASF is seeking to change the conversation...

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Meta-analysis: Vitamin D may improve type 2 diabetes lipid profile

By Adi Menayang

Researchers from Iran’s Shahrekord University analyzed the results of 17 studies that compared an intervention group supplemented with vitamin D with a placebo-taking control group, and found that vitamin D improved serum levels of total cholesterol,...


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