Heart-shaped bowl of Cheerios with strawberries.

Hearts Matter

When you eat Cheerios, you do your heart some good. Here's why:

Whole grain oats that are used to make Cheerios.

The whole grain oats in Cheerios contain beta-glucan.

Cheerios cereal in the formation of a heart.

What is beta-glucan?

Beta-glucan is a soluble fibre proven to help lower cholesterol.

How can beta-glucan help lower cholesterol?

Eating foods rich in whole grain oats puts beta-glucan in your digestive system
Graphic of O's and C's in blue and yellow.
Beta-glucan forms a gel which sticks to some cholesterol and removes it from the body
Lowering your cholesterol is just one step towards a healthy heart

This is just one way that beta-glucan is thought to help lower cholesterol!

Athletic shoes walking on a trail.

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.

Cheerios cereal provides one gram of soluble fibre per serving.