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Oat bran refers to the outer layer of the oat seed. It is a rich source of fibre, which comprises 30% of its weight. It is commonly cooked as hot cereal or included as an ingredient in foods, such as muffins. Oat bran is a superior fibre supplement to cellulose, wheat, guar gum, and beans. The cholesterol-lowering effect of oat bran is well studied. Oat bran can also help control Obesity, promote weight loss, and control blood glucose levels.
For cholesterol, 50-100 g daily.
Oat bran consumption has not been known to cause any serious side effects.
There are no known drug interactions or contra-indications for oat bran.
1. Anderson, J.W., L. Story, B. Sieling & W. Chen. Hypocholesterolemic effects of plant fiber: short term and long-term effects of oat bran or beans. Clin Res. 1987. 29(4);754A.