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Health Benefits of Oatmeals

Health Benefits of Oatmeals

Health Benefits of Oatmeals


Oatmeals are breakfast items prepared from oats and water or milk, preferably with milk. Oats are whole-grain food that contains a lot of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. 

It is your safest source of soluble fiber that helps boost lowering your cholesterol level. Many people just love oatmeals at breakfast and a big portion of people have them for health benefits. 

If you haven’t already added oatmeals to your breakfast, here are some reasons why you should do it now. 


Oats are good for your heart and colon: 

Oats is a great source of antioxidant and some polyphenols. Which helps with inflammation. Among the polyphenols, avenanthramide is a famous phenolic alkaloid. Oats are the best source of it for us. It’s good for your heart disease recovery and also works for your colon cancer. 


Oats can lower blood sugar and cholesterol:

 oats contain both soluble and insoluble fibers. The soluble fibers can lower the cholesterol content of your body. For this reason, doctors advise oatmeals for high cholesterol patients. The soluble fibers also lower blood sugar and are thus perfect for diabetic patients. The insoluble fibers make your bowel movement easier and help with constipation. 


Incredibly nutritious: 

Oats can be your best supplier of minerals and vitamins. It provides most of the needed major minerals for our body. The amount present in one serving of oatmeal covers nearly 30-40% of our daily needs for these nutrients. 

  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • zinc
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin b1
  • Vitamin B5

These are some of the nutrients present in oatmeals and one of the major reasons why you should have oatmeals. 


Oats are gluten-free: 

oats are one of the most popular gluten-free grains. If you are gluten intolerant, you can try oats to meet your daily nutrition needs. 


Great weight-loss food: 

Oats can be your answer to weight loss. We have always heard how it’s a bad idea to have carbs in your food. Well, oats are different from that rule. Oats contain insoluble fiber which keeps you fuller for a long time. You feel less hungry with oats. When it comes to weight loss, it’s basically how much your calorie intake versus usage. By having oatmeals breakfast, you are ensuring that you will eat less at lunch. 


Oats are natural skin care products: 

you can use finely grounded oats as skincare products. This is one of the reasons why most skincare products contain oats in them. You can apply oats powder after making a paste of them. Just use them as cleansers or face masks. Point to be noted that they are only good for external use and consuming them will have no skincare benefits. They will have health benefits though. 


Good for infants: 

oats are a great source of antioxidants. This can be an answer to childhood asthma. You can give infants oats as supplementary food after they are 6 months old. This will keep them healthy and lower their risk of asthma. 


Savory food choice: 

now for good taste lovers like me, this is the reason why you should add oatmeals to your breakfast chart. They are great to eat. You can further enrich the taste with toppings. You can add berries and other fruits to oatmeals. This will not only increase the nutrition values but also the taste. Yummy!


If you are a foodie or just want to have a great breakfast, oatmeals are your answer. They not only keep you healthy but also helps with weight loss. 


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