Promoting Canadian Oats

By Michelle Yeomans, 21-Oct-2016

Oat beta-glucan has a lowering effect not only on LDL-cholesterol, but on other ‘bad cholesterol’ too, a Canadian review and meta-analysis has concluded.

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Although statins can be used to reduce cholesterol, there are also natural cholesterol reducers which can help achieve lower cholesterol numbers. There are two main types of cholesterol: LDL and HDL cholesterol. HDL cholesterol is known as the good cholesterol, and LDL is considered the bad one.

Heart disease is a growing health concern for many people all over the world, but adding something as simple as oats to your diet can make a world of difference.

A sculpture of an oat plant has been erected in the community of Ituna, Saskatchewan. The 34-foot-sculpture was designed and built by Dennis Muzyka, a high school shops teacher and metal sculpture artist.

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Producers who did not receive payment for grain delivered to Naber Specialty Grains Ltd. have been issued payments for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission's Payment Protection Program.

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