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Learn about Beta-Sitosterol

What is beta-sitosterol?
Beta-sitosterol is a type of phytosterol. (1)

What does beta-sitosterol do?
Test-tube studies have found that beta-sitosterol may have anti-tumor properties. (1)
In one study, beta-sitosterol was able to significanctly slow down the growth of lung cancer cells while having no effect on heathly lung cells. (1)

What contains beta-sitosterol?
corn oil (1)

What happens when beta-sitosterol is heated over long periods?
Beta-sitosterol becomes oxidized as it is heated over long periods. (1)

1. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/corn-oil#benefits