Phytosterols Market by Type - Global Industry Analysis, Size,
Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021
84 Page Report
Global Phytosterols Market to Expand at 10% CAGR from 2014 to 2021
owing to Rising Prevalence of Cardiovascular Diseases
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Transparency Market Research (TMR) has announced the addition of a new market study on the global
phytosterols market. The report is titled “Phytosterols Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,
Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021.”According to the report, the global phytosterols market, which
was valued at US$473.8 mn in 2014, which is expected to reach US$926.7 mn by 2021, expanding at a
10.0% CAGR between 2015 and 2021. In terms of volume, the global phytosterols market was valued at
17.99 mn tons in 2014 and is expected to increase to 32 mn tons by 2021 expanding at a CAGR 8.6%
during the forecast period.
Phytosterols, or plant sterols, are found in cell membranes of plants and are structurally similar to
cholesterol in human body. While cholesterols get absorbed in the blood and increase the level of
cholesterol in human bodies, phytosterols are not absorbed by the body. In fact, phytosterols prevent
cholesterol from being absorbed by the body, thus reducing the level of triglyceride in the human body.
The rising incidences of deaths due to cardiovascular diseases are one of the prime drivers of the
phytosterols market. A large number of people living in developed regions such as Europe and North
America suffer from coronary heart diseases. This is acting as a major factor propelling the phytosterols
market as phytosterols block the absorption of...