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Hearts Matter

When you eat Cheerios, you do your heart some good. Here's why:

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The whole grain oats in Cheerios contain beta-glucan.

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What is beta-glucan?

Beta-glucan is a soluble fiber proven to help lower cholesterol as part of a heart-healthy diet.

How can beta-glucan help lower cholesterol?

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Eating foods rich in whole grain oats puts beta-glucan in your digestive system
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Beta-glucan forms a gel which sticks to some cholesterol and removes it from the body
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Lower your cholesterol is just one stop towards a healthy heart
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Eating foods rich in whole grain oats puts beta-glucan in your digestive system

Fed by the sun and grown into the earth, the oats in our cereal are jam-packed with positive energy.

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Beta-glucan forms a gel which sticks to some cholesterol and removes it from the body

Every box of Honey Nut Cheerios is made with a unique blend of golden, sweet honey.

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Lower your cholesterol is just one stop towards a healthy heart

We remove all the wheat, rye, and barley grains from the Cheerios’ oat supply so everyone can enjoy our tasty little Os.

This is just one way that beta-glucan is thought to help lower cholesterol!

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How is beta-glucan part of a healthy lifestyle?

Studies show that three grams of soluble fiber daily from whole grain oat foods - like Cheerios - in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Cheerios cereal provides one gram of soluble fiber per serving.