Investigating the potential of avenanthramides on glycemic control – a novel marketable attribute for Manitoban oats

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Joseph Sijo
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $23,870
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 2 Years

To evaluate the effect of oat processing on bi-accessibility of oat avenanthramides (AV), establish the role of oat AV in modulating postprandial blood glucose response using a pilot acute human feeding trial, and determine the molecular mechanism through which AV exert its anti-glycemic properties.