University Chemistry ›› 2018, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (7): 66-68.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201803005

Special Issue: 化学科普

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Interview of Mrs. Phytosterols

Yanan HU1,Yichun QIN2,Di WU3,4,5,*()   

  1. 1 College of Life Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China
    2 Sichuan Chengdu Shishi High School, Chengdu 610000, P. R. China
    3 College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China
    4 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Office, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China
    5 Department of Academic Affair, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China
  • Received:2018-03-05 Published:2018-07-17
  • Contact: Di WU E-mail:wood@scu.edu.cn
  • Supported by:
    四川大学双创专题研究项目(SCUCXCY1725)

Abstract:

This is an interview of Mrs. Phytosterols. The members, molecular structures, basic properties and physiological functions are introduced. The mechanism for phytosterols to reduce cholesterol, losing weight and beautify our face is disclosed. The effect of antitumous is described. The distribution of phytosterols in foods has been presented. The difficulty of intaking and absorbing phytosterols is analyzed and the way to overcome it is demonstrated. In the end, dietary advice is suggested for the healthy life of human beings.

Key words: Phytosterol, Reducing cholesterol, Antitumous effect, Distribution

MSC2000: 

  • G64