Oat Soluble Fiber Influences Blood Sugar Control, But Not Appetite

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Soluble Fiber
Soluble fiber in oats slows stomach emptying and helps with blood sugar control. Photography Image © VeselovaElena | Getty Images
A randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the soluble fiber in oats (oat beta-glucan) affected blood glucose and insulin levels and slowed the movement of food from the stomach into the intestines, but it did not significantly affect appetite or food intake at subsequent meals. Sixteen males and […]
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