Phytosterols as Functional Food Components and Nutraceuticals

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Analyzes food and biological samples of phytosterols and discusses plant sterol analysis with respect to functional foods. Investigates the safety of phytosterols and phytosterol esters and associated health risks, including potential impact on cancer development and the lowering of cholesterol levels. Details the chemistry, occurrence, and biological effects of phytosterol oxides.

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Preface
Contributors
1 Occurrence and Levels of Phytosterols in Foods 1
2 Analysis of Phytosterols in Foods 33
3 Plant Sterol Analysis in Relation to Functional Foods 75
4 Analysis of Phytosterols in Biological Samples 133
5 Does Phytosterol Intake Affect the Development of Cancer? 191
6 Role of Plant Sterols in Cholesterol Lowering 243
7 Plant Sterols in Functional Foods 317
8 Safety of Phytosterols and Phytosterol Esters as Functional Food Components 347
9 Potential Health Risks Associated with Large Intakes of Plant Sterols 365
10 Chemistry, Analysis, and Occurrence of Phytosterol Oxidation Products in Foods 397
11 Biological Effects and Safety Aspects of Phytosterol Oxides 419
12 Prospects of Increasing Nutritional Phytosterol Levels in Plants 431
Index 441
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