- 20 mg of policosanol from sugar cane
- Metabolism of healthy cholesterol
Abnormally high levels of cholesterol are related to an increase of plaque in the arteries and their hardening: arteriosclerosis. Plaque prevents the blood from circulating easily towards vital organs such as the brain and heart. It is the main cause of heart attacks and one of the top causes of mortality in the majority of industrialised countries.
This is why, in order to keep healthy levels of cholesterol, it is very important to follow a balanced diet low in healthy saturated fats and sugars and practice sports. Taking food supplements which also facilitate the job of reducing cholesterol levels can also be of great help. To this effect, Policosanol by Now Foods can be a great help in the fight against high cholesterol. It is a blend of long chain fatty alcohol (LCFA) derived from sugar cane with hypocholesterol properties, in other words, it reduces total levels of cholesterol in the blood and reducing levels of LDL or bad cholesterol, without any side effects or hepatic toxicity.
This substance also has platelet anti-aggregant and antithrombotic properties, equally showing a protective effect on the arteries, and therefore its use in the prevention of cardiac disorders can be of great value. Policosanol is recommended for the elderly as a prevention against cardiac ailments. Also for people with hypercholesterolemia and hyperlipidaemias and groups with coronary risk factors: diabetics, those with high blood pressure, coronaropathies