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.
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