Tag: Beta glucan

Beta Glucan Lowers Blood Lipids

Barley beta-glucan reduces serum lipid levels, according to research presented in April 2009 at the First International Congress on Pre-Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome. In the six-week study, 76 men and 79 women with hypercholesterolemia, aged 25 to 73, completed a four-week low fat diet prior to baseline. At the beginning of the trial, test subjects... Read More »