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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 – 33rd 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
The Chronically ill Patient
Overactive
Underactive
T Helper 2
T Helper 1
Cell.
Cell.
Prone to:
Prone to:
Viral Infections
Allergies
Cancers
T Helper 2 Auto-Immune
Cell
Unbalanced Immune
Response
T Helper 1 Cell
Disease
Rheumatoid
Arthritis
Lupus, etc.
Inflammation
What do Plant Sterols Do?
T-Lymphocyte
Plant ‘Phyto’ Sterols
attach to T-Cell
receptor sites and
NORMALIZE their
function!
Healthy Balanced Immune Response
with more resistance to viruses,
cancers and little or no tendency to
allergy, autoimmunity or inflammation!
T Helper 1 Cell
T Helper 2 Cell
Balanced Immune Response
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