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In Italy, where our study was conducted, the population already follows a Mediterranean style diet. The servings of various food categories consumed during the study is presented in Supplemental Table S1. Dietary intake characteristics of participants at baseline and follow-up are showed in Table 3. First Name Optional. J Nutr Biochem. The investigation conforms to the principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki. The use of plant sterols and stanols is associated with similar reductions in total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol levels among patients with diabetes 8, 22, 32 however, among these patients, a beneficial trend toward improvement in levels of HDL-cholesterol was also noted with the use of stanol esters.