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Are steroids sterols vegan?

Steroids sterols is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is steroids sterols?

Steroids and sterols are organic compounds that are essential building blocks for the cell membranes in all living organisms. Steroids have a characteristic four-ring structure and are widely known for their use in medicine as anti-inflammatory agents and hormones. On the other hand, sterols are a subgroup of steroids and are found in plant cell membranes, where they help regulate the fluidity and stability of the membrane. Steroids and sterols are commonly found in foods such as animal products, nuts, and seeds, and have been associated with various health benefits, including reducing inflammation, improving heart health, and supporting brain function.

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