Psyllium/whole-oat cereal more effective in reducing cholesterol

June 1990
Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;Summer90, Issue 55, p10
Reports that men who ate cereal containing psyllium and whole oats as part of a low-fat diet achieved greater reductions in serum cholesterol compared to those who ate whole oat cereals alone in the same diet. Percentage of cholesterol reduction; Background of the study; Description of psyllium.


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