A. Cardiovascular disease
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B1. Francelino Andrade E, Vieira Lobato R, et al. Effect of beta glucans in the control of blood glucose levels of diabetic patients: a systematic review. Nutr Hosp. 2014 Jan 1;31(1):170-177.
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C. High cholesterol
C1. Whitehead A, Beck EJ, et al. Cholesterol-lowering effects of oat β-glucan: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;100(6):1413-1421.
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C3. Zhu X, Sun X, et al. Quantitative assessment of the effects of beta-glucan consumption on serum lipid profile and glucose level in hypercholesteremic subjects. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2015;25(8):714-723.
D. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
D1. Ciacci C, Franceschi F, et al. Effect of beta-glucan, inositol and digestive enzymes in GI symptoms of patients with IBS. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011 Jun;15(6):637-643.
E. Seasonal Allergies
E1. Talbott SM, Talbott JA, et al. β Glucan supplementation, allergy symptoms, and quality of life in self-described ragweed allergy sufferers. Food Sci Nutr. 2013 Jan;1(1):90-101.