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Oatmeal

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It tastes sweet and creamy.

Usage Tips

  1. Oatmeal can be used to make bread, cookies, porridges and cakes.

Description

It is a type of cereal grain meal, prepared by rolling, crushing oats into a coarse powder and is mixed with water, milk or yogurt. It is often considered as a healthy breakfast option.

Health benefits

  • Oatmeal helps in reducing cholesterol levels in body and helps in preventing cardiovascular problems.(1)
  • It helps in decreasing the blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetic patients.(1)
  • It is high in dietary fiber and helps in relieving digestive problems like constipation.(1)
  • It is high in dietary fiber and low in calories and is very good for weight loss.(1)
  • It reduces the risk of high blood pressure.(1)
  • It contains anti-inflammatory and cancer fighting compounds.(1)
  • It helps in reducing asthma and other allergic conditions in children.(1)
  • It contains a compound called avenanthramides that helps the body fight free radicals.(1)
  • Vitamins and minerals present in it helps in improving the immune system.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose different grades (coarsely ground or fine powder) oatmeal for different uses. Fine and medium grades are good for porridge and cakes. Larger grades are good for stuffing and topping.

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