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Oats

Also Known As : Common oat, Oat Fruit, Oat Grain, Oat Grass, Oat Herb, Oat Straw, Oat Tops, Oatstraw, Oatmeal, Oats, Paille, Paille
Technical Name : Avena sativa

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a neutral taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It is used to make porridge, pancakes, oats dosa, oats upma, oats ladoo and other bakery products like cookies and biscuits.

Common names and forms

  1. Australian Oats
  2. Gluten Free Oats
  3. Gluten-Free Steel Cut Oats
  4. Hulled Oats
  5. Instant Oats
  6. Jiwa Instant Oats
  7. Jumbo Oats
  8. Jumbo Rolled Oats
  9. Oats Dalia
  10. Oats Fiber
  11. Organic Oats
  12. Organic Whole Grain Oats
  13. Quick Oats
  14. Steel Cut Oats
  15. White Oats
  16. Whole Grain Oats
  17. Whole-Grain Steel Cut Oats
  18. Wholegrain Oat Flakes
  19. Wholegrain Oats

Description

Oats are grains obtained from the cereal plant Avena Sativa. Oats is basically a gluten free grain. Oats is usually cooked into a hot porridge and eaten. It is also an important ingredient in various cold cereals like muesli and granola.

Health benefits

  • It contains Beta-glucan which lowers bad cholesterol in the body.(1)
  • It delays the absorption of sugar in the blood stream and controls blood sugar level in the body.(1)
  • It has antioxidants that destroys free radicals and fights oxidative stress.(1)
  • It helps to improve skin by removing dryness, itchiness and redness.(1)
  • Selenium and zinc in it helps to boost immunity and fight infections.(1)
  • It is rich in fibre which helps to prevent constipation.(1)
  • Vitamin A in it promotes good vision.(1)

Note

Excessive consumption of oats can cause intestinal gas and bloating.(2)

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