Study: Beta-glucan in barley can reduce LDL cholesterol

10/20/2010 | NutraIngredients

A meta-analysis of 11 studies found that barley and beta-glucan from barley significantly reduced total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels but did not affect HDL cholesterol or triacylglycerol levels. "Increased consumption of barley products should be considered as a dietary approach to reduce LDL cholesterol concentrations," the researchers wrote.

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