whether "phytosterols" in products such as Centrum Cardio and Bayer with Heart Advantage lower cholesterol

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People are asking whether "phytosterols" in products such as Centrum Cardio and Bayer with Heart Advantage lower cholesterol.

Phytosterols are chemicals found in some plants. They're often called sterols and stanols. These can lower total cholesterol and LDL or "bad" cholesterol. They work by blocking cholesterol absorption in the gut.

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