Meta-analysis of the effect of β-glucan intake on blood cholesterol and glucose levels.

@article{Tiwari2011MetaanalysisOT,
  title={Meta-analysis of the effect of β-glucan intake on blood cholesterol and glucose levels.},
  author={Uma Tiwari and Enda J. Cummins},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={1008-16}
}
OBJECTIVE A meta-analysis was performed on epidemiologic studies to assess the relation between β-glucan consumption from oats and from barley on blood cholesterol level, triglyceride/triacylglycerol (TGL/TAG) level, and blood glucose level (BGL) in humans. In addition, the effect of β-glucan on total cholesterol (TC) and BGL was translated into an… CONTINUE READING