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Benecol Smart Chews, Caramel Canister– An elevated cholesterol level is considered a risk factor for heart disease. If your cholesterol reading is too high, your doctor may recommend changing your diet. In combination with a heart-healthy diet, Benecol Smart Chews, Caramel Canister are a tasty way to help promote health cholesterol.
Benefits of Plant Stanols
Benecol Smart Chews are a great-tasting snack fortified with plant stanol esters. Plant stanol esters are plant-based compounds that are believed by some researchers to help block the absorption of cholesterol. Plant stanols are found in small amounts in a number of plants including wheat, rye, corn and some fruits and vegetables.
Each serving of Benecol Smart Chews contains 0.8 grams of plant stanol esters. By munching on these tasty chews daily and following a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat, you can help encourage a healthier cholesterol level. You can enjoy Benecol Smart Chews with meals and as a snack.
Benecol Smart Chews may lower LDL-cholesterol, the form of cholesterol linked with heart disease, not HDL-cholesterol, the "good" form of cholesterol. A serving, two chews, contains only 60 calories.
Dedicated to Lowering Cholesterol
Benecol was launched in Finland in 1995 to help control the nation's growing cholesterol problem. Due to the good response in Finland, Benecol has grown into a company that helps people around the world manage their cholesterol levels. To meet the demand, the company now offers a full line of cholesterol products with plant stanol esters including great tasting chews and healthy spreads. Ask your doctor whether the products in the Benecol line are right for you.