Table 2

Macronutrient composition of test breads

g/sliceg/day (three slices)kcal/day
Beta-glucan bread (intervention)
 Starch12.236.7146.7
 Fat2.16.356.8
 Beta-glucan26
 Protein4.112.449.4
 Fibre5.516.532.9
 Salt0.61.8
 Moisture24.874.4
 Total50.7152.1285.9
Whole grain Wheat bread (Control)
 Starch12.336.9148
 Fat2.16.356
 Beta-glucan0.020.06
 Protein2.57.529.9
 Fibre1.64.89.8
 Salt0.41.2
 Moisture11.434.2
 Total30.390.9243.7