* 3g soluble fiber from oats, daily in a diet low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease, as per USFDA. Beta Glucan (soluble fibers) from oats acts as absorbers of some of the cholesterol from your body.
^ Oats are low in sodium. Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors, as per USFDA.
# Oats are rich in fiber. Research shows that diets rich in fiber and low fat can help manage weight.
+ High beta glucan; High fiber; low sodium$ Lifestyle management includes a healthy diet and regular exercise as per WHO technical series 916.
~ As per CODEX.
% Please be advised that rigorous cardiovascular exercise is not recommended for suffers of heart conditions.
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4 As per Home Tester Club survey done in Kerala & Tamil Nadu market among 206 members during 25th November 2015 to 10th December 2015.
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