It is the general belief today that low blood cholesterol is key in
reducing cardiovascular disease. This opinion has now been
challenged by data from the Honolulu Heart Program, a large
epidemiological study of cardiovascular disease.
Potent LDL cholesterol-lowering activity and other
anti-inflammatory, antiviral and neuroprotective properties have
been shown in animal studies and human clinical trials of a class
of phytochemicals extracted from sugar cane wax.