Promoting Canadian Oats

Diabetes is a growing health concern in North America. It can affect many areas of your health and lifestyle, but adding oats into your daily routine can help manage your diabetes.

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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