Phytosterols Market by Type - Global Industry Analysis, Size,
Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021
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Campaigns to Curb High Prevalence of Obesity and Heart Diseases to
Bolster Demand for Phytosterols, says TMR
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Recent technological advancements have made phytosterols fit for commercial extraction. In the last few
years demand for phytosterols has considerably increased across developed countries as they witness a
high incidence of heart diseases. Despite being structurally quite similar to cholesterols, phytosterols have
cholesterol lowering properties. The knowledge regarding the same has been fuelling their demand across
countries with high prevalence of obesity, which is a primary cause of heart diseases.
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However, as per Transparency Market Research (TMR), the phytosterols market is yet to establish a strong
footprint across developing countries. The inadequate awareness about the intrinsic health benefits of
phytosterols limits scope for the market’s growth across these regions.
Nevertheless, the prospects for the market in Asia Pacific seem very lucrative, as India and China witness a
rising incidence of coronary heart diseases. Spurred by these factors, the global phytosterols market is
expected to report a CAGR of 10% between 2015 and 2021. The market is expected to reach US$926.7 mn
in 2021 from a valuation of US$473.8 in 2014.
Use of Phytosterols as Food Ingredients to Increase Rapidly
Phytosterols exhibit diverse applications across industries such as...