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Article – Journal of Advanced Chemical Sciences

Journal of Advanced Chemical Sciences, Volume 1,Issue 3,2015 Pages 95-96


The Impact of Phytostanols and Policosanol on Hypertriglyceridemia
A. Ibrahim*, D.A. Azawi, A.F. Alshanon, A.A. Hasan

Phytostanols referred to as plant sterols and stanols which are normal constituents of the human diet. In this study the impact of bakol (phytosterols and policosanols) on the level of triglycerides was investigated. The results revealed that phytostanols supplement can improve the triglycerides level thus phytostanols consider as protect agent against hypertriglyceridemia and dyslipidemia.
Keywords: Triglycerides; Phytostanols; Policosanol