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The Anti-Aging Oat? Beta-glucan study suggests skin benefits

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The fight against aging has received a scientific boost thanks to research that dispels a hard-held belief about the natural ingredient, beta-glucan. The study is the first to show that the oat beta-glucan can penetrate the skin despite years of doctors and scientists believing that the large molecule was too big. The finding is significant, [...]

Beta glucan helps fight infections

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Beta glucans are complex glucose molecules found in baker’s yeast and the bran of oats and barley. Several studies suggest beta glucan supplements can boost immune response, help prevent cancer and help lower cholesterol. In a study at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, researchers found beta glucan could result in faster healing by enhancing [...]