Any saturated steroid alcohol, formed by hydrogenation of an appropriate sterol(noun)
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Use "stanol" in a sentence
"Our Gloria is advertising Benecol, a range of products containing plant stanol which apparently partially blocks the intake of cholesterol in the diet with the useful effect of lowering cholesterol levels."
"Benecol received the award for demonstrating superior market growth skills through a combination of a unique product based on plant stanol ester, quality and communication strategies."
"The brand was developed and introduced year 1994 by MBA Jussi Hirvelä, who was on those days responsible for the commercialisation of the plant stanol innovation."