Oat (Avena sativa)

Wholesome Oats . . . Not Just for Breakfast Anymore


Presents facts about the nutritious value of oats in the U.S. Nutrition elements of the crop; Information on the myth of the first planted oats in the country; Effectiveness of eating oatmeal al...

Controlling Blood Sugar to Regulate Body Weight


The article explores how beta-glucans which is derived from oats and barley can protect against degenerative disease and control blood sugar to regulate body weight. Scientists demonstrate that b...



Easy Ways to Branch Out after Breakfast

OATS ARE EVEN HEALTHIER THAN THE FDA ORIGINALLY THOUGHT A DECADE AGO when it approved the health claim linking them with a reduced risk of heart disease, according to new research. They can also cut your risk of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. To reap the benefits, eat 1/2 cup daily--preferably unsweetened.

Dietary Oat Lipids-Induced Novel DNA Modifications and Suppression of Altered Hepatic Foci ..


Examines the implications of dietary oat lipids-induced DNA modifications for the initiation and promotion of liver tumors in female Sprague-Dawley rats. Details on the preparation of the rats i...

Oat beta-glucan lowers total and LDL-cholesterol


Abstract Several soluble polysaccharides have been shown to have cholesterol-lowering properties and to have a role in prevention of heart disease. Major sources of one such polysaccharide (beta-...

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