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Simply having 2g of plant stanols daily, with meals, can lower your cholesterol by 10% on average in just 2-3 weeks*. For more information on how Benecol® products with plant stanols work, alone or in combination with cholesterol lowering medication, please take a look at our brochures and videos or visit our website:

The Benecol® story began in 1989 when professor Ingmar Wester, developed plant stanol ester. This enabled the development of high quality food products with added plant stanol ester for effective cholesterol lowering. In 1995, the first Benecol® product with added plant stanol ester was launched in Finland.

Benecol® Ireland now offers a range of tasty foods with added plant stanols, including yogurt drinks, yogurts and spreads. The cholesterol lowering efficacy of plant stanols in Benecol® foods has been proven in over 80 clinical studies. Many international guidelines such as the 2019 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias, recommend the use of plant stanol ester as part of a healthy life style changes

If you would like to speak to one our representatives, or to arrange a visit to your surgery, to learn more about Benecol, please do not hesitate to email:

*Plant stanol ester has been shown to lower cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease. A daily intake of 1.5–2.4g plant stanols lowers cholesterol by 7–10% in 2–3 weeks.

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Raisio Ireland
51 Bracken Road
Dublin 18

Telephone: +353 85 866 2696