The beta-glucan in oats helps maintain normal blood cholesterol levels (Article 13).
Consuming the beta-glucan in oats as part of a meal helps to limit the increase in blood glucose levels after the meal and evens out major fluctuations in blood sugar levels (Article 13).
The beta-glucan in oats reduces blood cholesterol, which in turn reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases (Article 14).
The fibre in oat grains promotes digestion. Oats increase the amount of mass passing through the digestive system, thereby facilitating intestinal movement. Good digestion maintains health and helps prevents digestive diseases (Article 13).