Product Code: 040087
CardioAid®-S plant sterols are creamy white to pale yellow paste with a bland odor and taste. The plant sterols of CardioAid-S are derived by esterifying sterols with canola oil fatty acids. Structurally similar to cholesterol, plant sterols have been found, in studies, to reduce the absorption of dietary cholesterol, which can impact serum cholesterol levels. [Mayo Clin Proc 78:965-78 (2003); AJCN
74:33-43 (2001)]. The FDA will allow the following claim for products containing plant sterols like CardioAid-S: Foods containing
at least 0.65 gram per serving of plant sterols, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake
of at least 1.3 gram, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. A serving of [name of the food] supplies ____ gram(s) of plant sterols.
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