" Beta-glucan reduced average LDL cholesterol levels at baseline by 12.2% after 4 weeks of supplementation and by 15.1% after 8 weeks of supplementation. Between baseline and 4 weeks, total cholesterol levels showed an average decrease of 6.5% during the beta-glucan course, whereas Plasma concentrations of non-HDL cholesterol were reduced by 11.8%, and total cholesterol (TC) levels were reduced by 8.9% and non-HDL cholesterol levels by 12.1% after 8 weeks of beta-glucan supplementation. ”
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