Oat beta glucan, which is the soluble part of oats’ dietary fibre, has three health claims and oat grain fibre one health claim authorised in EU. Oat beta-glucan has been shown to lower/reduce blood cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 3 g of beta glucans. Beta glucan also helps to limit the increase in blood glucose levels after meals. Oat grain fibre has recognized digestive health benefits by contributing to an increase in faecal bulk. Read more about the approved health claims here.
In addition to proven health benefits, wholegrain oats have high nutritional value. They include beneficial plant-based protein and plenty of fibre. Containing also vitamins and minerals like iron, magnesium, and phosphorus, oats are a brilliant all-round cereal and a great addition to a balanced diet.
Wholegrain oats contain up to 11 % fibre, 15 % protein and 6-8 % unsaturated fatty acids. Half of the fibre is nutritionally valuable beta glucan fibre. The fat content is 2-3 % unit more than in other grains.
- totally plant based ingredients
- healthy and tasty superfood with excellent nutritional content
- oat fibres (oat beta glucan and oat grain fibre) have four health claims authorised in EU
- suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets
- low in FODMAPs
- delicate nutty flavour and smooth creamy texture: loved by the whole family