B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber (70% oat beta-glucan) Ingredient - Raw Material

Oat Bran Concentrate - Betafiber - betaglucan - For beverage cosmetic nutraceutical formulation

Product Code: OGLUCAN70

Introduction
B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material is a soluble fiber ingredient derived from the oat's (Avena sativa) endosperm cell walls. It is a natural polymer comprised of individual glucose molecules that are linked together by a series of Beta-(1,3) and Beta-(1,4) linkages, comprising a class of non-digestible polysaccharides called beta-D-glucans (betaglucan). This unique array of linking supports several consumer health benefits. It may lower the risk of coronary heart disease by significantly lowering LDL cholesterol, hypertension, glycemic response and stimulating immune cell function. B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber (70% oat beta-glucan) raw material is a free flowing ingredient powder that contains 23 times more betaglucan than typical oats. Because of its neutral taste and color it is an ingredient that may be used in a wide variety of formulations in the food, beverage, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries. The US FDA allows a qualified health claim for soluble fiber from certain foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

Benefits
• US FDA CHD Heart Health Claim

• US FDA GRAS

• Neutral Color and Flavor

• Gluten-Free

• Non-GMO

• Water-soluble

• Highly concentrated source of soluble oat fiber (beta-glucan)

• Immune Support

• Well suited to beverage, cosmetic & nutraceutical formulations

Advantages
B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material is 10 - 12 times more concentrated than regular Oat Bran. It is a water soluble ingredient. It is manufactured from Non-GMO Oats. B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material's preferred viscosity is ideal for beverages, foods and nutraceuticals. It is a highly palatable ingredient with a neutral taste and color profile. B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material contains an exceptionally high concentration of pure beta-glucan. The US FDA allows a qualified "Heart Healthy" claim on some foods containing beta-glucan soluble fiber. ( See Title 21 CFR 101.81 ).

Quality Assurance
Full Certificate of Analysis that meets Garuda International's exacting standards for purity, quality and safety is included with every shipment.

Regulatory
US FDA GRAS (Self-affirmed, no objection)

A Guidance Document issued in 2013 regarding health claim labeling for beta-glucan states: Soluble fiber from foods such as (name of soluble fiber source, and, if desired, name of food product), as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. A serving of (name of food product) supplies __ grams of the (necessary daily dietary intake for the benefit) soluble fiber from (name of soluble fiber source) necessary per day to have this effect.

Applications
B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material is available as a free-flowing powder that is water-soluble and has a neutral taste and color. It can be used in dietary supplement capsules & tablets, liquids, smoothies, baked goods, breakfast cereals, semi-solid foods, meal replacement beverages (MRB's), protein powders, nutrition bars, confections and other applications targeted towards CHD and immune support. B-CAN® Soluble Oat Fiber's 70% oat beta-glucan raw material's high concentration enables the inclusion of effective levels of beta glucan in a variety of applications where it was not previously possible.

Dosage
The FDA suggests that the dosage of pure Beta-Glucan required for a possible hypocholesterolemic effect related to CHD is approximately 3 grams daily, while the whole oat-containing food must provide at least 0.75 grams of beta-glucan per serving.

Review your use of this ingredient with your professional and legal counsel to determine its appropriatness for use and claims.



Revision Date: 08/11/2017