The whole grain oats in Cheerios contain beta-glucan.
What is beta-glucan?
Beta-glucan is a soluble fibre proven to help lower cholesterol as part of a heart-healthy diet.
How can beta-glucan help lower cholesterol?
Eating foods rich in whole grain oats puts beta-glucan in your digestive system
Beta-glucan forms a gel which sticks to some cholesterol and removes it from the body
Lower your cholesterol is just one stop towards a healthy heart
This is just one way that beta-glucan is thought to help lower cholesterol!
How is beta-glucan part of a healthy lifestyle?
Studies show that three grams of soluble fibre daily from whole grain oat foods - like Cheerios - in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.