Further studies, funded by the federal government and American Heart Association, suggested that people eating five big, dense oat-bran
muffins a day were indeed able to slightly lower their cholesterol count.
But some oat-bran
muffins actually contain little oat bran and lots of fat.
Phase 3 was a 32-week period (with lipid and chemistry monitoring at midpoint, ie, week 16) consisting of the AHA-1 diet and wax-matrix CNA (1500 mg) without the oat-bran
2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1-2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro or 1-2 teaspoons crushed cilantro leaves 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/8 teaspoons ground red pepper 2 egg whites 1 cup oat-bran
hot cereal, uncooked 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt, if desired 1-1/4 cups skim milk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Not only did the oat-bran
groups maintain their original diet period improvement in lipids, but post hoc analysis demonstrated evidence of additional significant reductions in total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol when compared with diet and wheat-cereal groups (P<.
However, in Anderson's study, both the oat-bran
eaters were fed all their meals in the hospital, so neither group could have eaten less fat than the other.
Eating at least two oat-bran
muffins and one serving of oat-bran
cereal daily, for example, will provide this amount.
Despite these uncertainties, consumers need some yardstick by which to judge oat-bran
Muffins to Gorgeous Garbanzos, health-conscious celebrities are coming up with their own nutritious dishes.
One ounce of pure hot oat-bran
cereal (2/3 cup cooked) or oatmeal (2/3 cup cookd for quick; 3/4 cup cooked for instant) weighs 28 grams.
Combine 1/4 cup oat-bran
mixture with remaining ingredients; mix well.
I ate a large bowl of hot oat-bran
cereal for breakfast and four oat-bran
muffins during the day.