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Soluble fibers decrease our risk of developing heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol and reducing blood pressure and inflammation.
HOW SOLUBLE FIBER WORKS Oat beta glucan is a soluble fiber that dissolves inside the digestive tract and forms a thick gel, which binds to excess cholesterol and helps to prevent it from being absorbed into the body.
Soluble fiber is fermented by bacteria in the colon to short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), the primary fuel for the cells of the colon.
According to the study, published online June 16, 2011 in the journal Obesity, there appears to be a connection between soluble fiber intake and a reduction in visceral fat.
Insoluble fiber mainly eases the passage of foods through the digestive system and cleanses intestinal walls, whereas soluble fiber promotes actual changes in intestinal pH.
They found that for every 10-gram increase in soluble fiber eaten per day, visceral fat was reduced by 3.
The beta-glucan soluble fiber components used by the scientists in their research were Nutrim and Control-TrimTM.
Our results constitute supporting evidence that higher intake of both insoluble and soluble fiber, especially fruit and cereal fibers may contribute to the prevention of CHD in Japanese men and women," the authors conclude.
Studies show that 5 to 15 grams of soluble fiber can reduce LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels from 5.
A diet that includes 5 to 10 g/d of viscous soluble fiber reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and death independent of baseline risk (A).
A serving of [name of food] supplies [x] grams of the soluble fiber necessary per day to have this effect.
Soluble fiber adds bulk to the stomach and absorbs fluids to form a gel-like substance that stimulates the muscular contractions in the colon.

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