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Why are Benecol products so expensive?


Years of research into plant stanol ester – the active ingredient in Benecol justifies Benecol products price premium. Benecol is the first and only food range to contain plant stanol ester that has been proven in more than 80 independent clinical trials to lower LDL or ‘bad cholesterol and keep it lower with everyday use. When compared to traditional foods, the cholesterol lowering benefits that Benecol provides make it remarkable value.

For around 21p (equivalent to enjoying 3 (10g) servings of Benecol Spread daily, providing 2g of plant stanols) you can start to reap Benecol’s cholesterol lowering benefits. That’s a third of the cost of most weekly newspapers and millions of us buy them every single day. Benecol has the added value of lowering cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease.