Phytosterols are mainly used in medicines, food & beverages and cosmetics industry. It is very beneficial for heart and brain related diseases. Studies suggested that phytosterols could play a very vital role in the reduction of heart diseases and also it helps in the prevention from Alzheimer's diseases. Doctors or physicians also suggest for phytosterols in diet, as it helps against the development of cancer related diseases. In Addition, phytosterols also helps in lowering cholesterol and provides benefits to the skin as well.
In food & beverage industry, phytosterols are used as the supplement in several food products such as cold cuts, bakery products, yogurts, milk and & margarines and low fat spreads. In the coming years, it is also expected that phytosterols would became main ingredient in chocolates as well. So that consumption of phytosterols could also increase in adult population. Additionally, Cholesterol level is becoming one of major concerns globally. According to American Heart Association, an estimated 9.6 million adults over the age of 20 have cholesterol level higher than 200 mg/dl. Therefore, government and healthcare officials have provided guidelines for increasing usage of phytosterols in food & beverages. Hence, it would be a great opportunity for the growth of Phytosterol market.
The count for cardiovascular diseases is very high in countries like China, India and Singapore. Main cause of cardiovascular diseases are smoking and changing lifestyle. Government and other officials are taking action plans to spread the awareness for healthy lifestyle and also coming up with the strategies for expanding the usage of phytosterols in food & beverages. South Australia has also signed up to supply more dairy products in India. Hence, in future Asia-Pacific would be contributing in the growth of Phytosterol market.
- Archer Daniels Midland Company
- Cargill, Inc.
- BASF SE
- E.I. DU Pont De Nemours And Company
- Raisio Plc
- Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc.
- Gustav Paramentier
Key Topics Covered:
1. Market Scope & Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
4. North America Phytosterols Market
5. North America Phytosterols Market by Type
6. North America Phytosterols Market by Country
7. Company Profiles
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