For cholesterol and blood sugar control:
- Reduces blood cholesterol.
- Contributes to the reduction of the blood glucose rise after that meal.
For your heart
Cholesterol - Oat beta-glucan has been shown to reduce blood cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease.
Blood sugar - Consumption of beta-glucan from oats as part of a meal contributes to the reduction of the blood glucose rise after that meal.