El consumo de fitosteroles ¿un arma de doble filo?

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Nus, Meritxell ; Librelotto, Josana ; Canales, Amaia ; Sánchez-Muniz, Francisco J. (2004)
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Journal: Grasas y Aceites (issn: 0017-3495, eissn: 1988-4214)
  • Subject: Antioxidants | Lipids | Lipoproteins | Phytosterols | Antioxidantes | Fitosteroles | Lípidos | Lipoproteínas | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | TX341-641

Phytosterols are plant sterols structurally similar to cholesterol. The most common phytosterols are ß-sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol. They are present in many foods but mainly in nuts and vegetable oils. They compete with cholesterol absorption decreasin... View more
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