99% fat free HeartActive® is not only low in
saturated fat but provides essential nutrients like calcium and
proteins found naturally in milk. HeartActive can be part of a
balanced diet and help meet your daily serves of dairy, without
compromising on taste.
The plant sterols in HeartActive® provide hearthealth benefits
such as actively lowering cholesterol levels, making it an ideal
choice as part of a heart healthy diet.
A large body of research shows that plant sterols can
effectively lower cholesterol. Six clinical trials specifically
demonstrate that milk enriched with plant sterols is effective in
lowering LDL cholesterol1. Research shows that consuming plant
sterols every day in milk can lower cholesterol (LDL) by an average
of 10%, in just 3 weeks*.
The Heart Foundation Position Statement on dietary fats and
dietary sterols for cardiovascular health recommends that adults
concerned about their heart health consume plant sterol enriched
foods such as low fat milk, each day as part of a heart healthy
diet3. Their review of the scientific research concluded
that plant sterol enriched foods can help lower cholesterol levels
and thus provide heart health benefits3.