If you read labels in the cereal aisle, you know that oats are among the heart-healthiest of foods. And they may soon be even more so. CALS oat breeder John Mochon has developed a variety with significantly higher levels of beta glucan, the soluble fiber that nutritionists liken to a sponge that traps cholesterol-rich acids in the bloodstream. He hopes to have it available for the 2014 growing season.
Read more about the project in this news release.This entry was posted in CALS Faces, Food Systems, Staff and tagged Agronomy by email@example.com. Bookmark the permalink.