Fiber, CHD final rule
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA deems barley betafiber an additional source of beta-glucan soluble fiber that can be included in health claims on soluble fiber from certain food and coronary heart disease risk, according to a final rule the agency issues in an Aug. 15 Federal Register notice. FDA says it adopted the provisions of an interim final rule with no changes as the available science supports barley betafiber, like other whole oat and barley products, lowers serum total and LDL cholesterol...
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