Oats and Cholesterol – More Good News

oatsNews about the good effect of oats on cholesterol is nothing new. But the latest information published in British Journal of Nutrition has shown further information about the benefits. The researchers reviewed a number of studies to determine the “cholesterol-lowering potential of oat β-glucan on LDL-cholesterol, non-HDL-cholesterol and apoB for the risk reduction of CVD” (cardio-vascular disease). They were able to determine that the oat (β-glucan) did have the effect of lowering  all three types. The conclusion was that it may be used as a strategy for lowering risk for cardio-vascular disease. Have you had your oatmeal today?

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