Phytosterols Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook and O Phytosterols Market

Phytosterols Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook and Opportunity Analysis 2018-2026 Phytosterols Market, report categorizes global market by Product Type (β-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Stigmasterol, Others), by End-use Industry (Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care, Animal Feed, Others). Phytosterols are plant stanols and sterols that are similar to cholesterol. By displacing cholesterol from micelles, phytosterols interfere with intestinal absorption of dietary cholesterol reducing the risk of obesity. Unrefned vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, legumes and whole grains are good sources of phytosterols. According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), if a person consumes 1.5 to 2.4 gm of plant sterols and stanols per day, then the blood cholesterol level can be reduced by 7 to 10%. In 2015, approximately 17.7 million people died from cardio vascular diseases, out of which approximately 7.4 million deaths occurred due to coronary heart diseases (CHDs). Obesity has become a major concern for consumers, especially in the developed regions such as North America, and Europe. The average money spent on obesity related disease in the U.S. was approximately US$ 383.0 Mn in 2016. Phytosterols are being perceived