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Contact Information David B. Wood, ND www.trinityclinic.com 425.778.LORD (5673) For TBN internal use only: David B. Wood, ND Trinity Family Health Clinic, PS 19031 – 33 rd Ave. W. Ste. 301 Lynnwood, WA 98036
The Many Benefits of Plant Sterols Plant Sterols or ‘Phytosterols’ have important benefits for human health Help alleviate most allergy symptoms in 4-5 days! Halts release of Interleukin 4 (IL-4) so histamine is not released Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is normalized to protect lung tissue from further dysfunction
Supports balance of T Lymphocyte (T Helper 1 cell/T Helper 2 cell) function thus aiding those patients with autoimmune disease, allergies, chronic viral infections, cancer, etc. Reduce symptoms of joint pain and stiffness Aides in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels Supports healthy prostate function by increasing peak flow and reducing residual volume
Dietary Sources of Plant Sterols Phytosterols are natural plant components of edible vegetable oils as well as their nuts and seeds Sunflower, safflower, sesame, peanuts, beans, peas and lentils, soy, and olive are common sources Sterols make up cell wall structure
Beta Sitosterol A common beneficial Plant sterol
T Helper 1 Cell T Helper 2 Cell T Helper 2 Cell Overactive Overactive T Helper 2 Cell. Prone to: Allergies Auto-Immune Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Lupus, etc. Inflammation Underactive Underactive T Helper 1 Cell. Prone to: Viral Infections Cancers The Chronically ill Patient Unbalanced Immune Response
What do Plant Sterols Do? Plant Sterols T-Lymphocyte Plant ‘Phyto’ Sterols attach to T-Cell receptor sites and NORMALIZE their function!
Balanced Immune Response T Helper 1 CellT Helper 2 Cell Healthy Balanced Immune Response Healthy Balanced Immune Response with more resistance to viruses, cancers and little or no tendency to allergy, autoimmunity or inflammation!
Should one take a phytosterol supplement? In order to benefit from phytosterols intake should be at least 300 mg per day. American diets are insufficient in supply Look for a supplement with a total of 300 mg phytosterols/capsule including 117 mg of Beta sitosterol. Sterol 117
Conclusion Take care of your health! Be Proactive! Get thorough checkups and be a good steward of your health Why? To live a longer, healthier, more enjoyable life – to be better able to serve our LORD