Oats are a great addition to any diet ⎯ See why are oats good for you

Oats are a great addition to any diet

A bowl of cooked oats is a very good source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber that provides energy and keeps you feeling full with all the positive health benefits.

The nutritional values of oats include antioxidants, complex carbohydrates, fatty acids, amino acids, high in minerals (magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, iron, etc.) and traces of the B vitamins. These nutrients complement your fresh fruit and vegetable juices which have less of them.

Serve your cooked oats in yogurt, with honey or maple syrup for taste, topped with fruits, dried fruits, and nuts. It makes a very nutritious and delicious meal for your family!

Avoid oats if you’re allergic to grains, gluten, wheat, and/or oats.


➤Reduces the LDL cholesterol level whilst preserving the HDL cholesterol at a healthy level

➤Prevents clogging of artery walls, thus reducing the risks of heart diseases

➤Controls blood sugar and insulin levels, making this a suitable food for diabetics (avoid instant oats)

➤Helps lower HIGH blood pressure

➤Drink lots of water when eating oats — it adds bulk to the stools, helping with an easier and faster evacuation. Regular bowel movements reduce the risks of colon-related diseases

➤The detoxifying effect keeps the skin looking radiant

➤Helps curb appetite and cravings, useful for weight management, preventing obesity in children

➤Improves metabolism and provides energy for athletic activities

➤Essential fatty acids that help improve mental alertness

Geoffrey Nevine — IT Services and IT Consulting

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