These are plant compounds that can be used to lower cholesterol levels. They function by blocking Cholesterol absorption. Food Sources: Sesame Seeds, Peanuts, Olive Oil. Reference: Alternative Medicine, Nov/Dec 2006, page 48From Health Wiki, a Wikia wiki. Retrieved from "https://medicine.fandom.com/wiki/Phytosterols?oldid=3229" Categories: Sterols Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.