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Welcome to the Benecol® online resource for healthcare professionals. Here you will find useful resources and clinical studies that demonstrate the cholesterol-lowering efficacy of plant stanols in Benecol® foods.

Just one bottle of Benecol® yogurt drink is proven to lower LDL cholesterol by 7-10% in 3 weeks* as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle1 or as an adjunct to statins2,3.

Plant stanols have been shown to lower blood cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease. A daily intake of 1.5-3g of plant stanols per day lowers cholesterol by 7-10% in 2-3 weeks.