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Understanding the functional properties of Australian grains

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Queensland researchers are seeking to better understand the elements of grain quality to help Australian marketers penetrate higher-priced but more selective markets. The hope is for future crop varieties targeting specific health function properties, such as oats with higher beta-glucan levels to help reduce cholesterol. For consumers, it means more grains-based foods with enhanced health properties.

Source: Research to push quality beyond the average via Grains Research & Development Corporation

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