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Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Did you know that Oat-meal has lots of health benefits, read more to find out - Did You Know

Oat-Meal is such an amazingly healthy grain that it’s hard to believe.

Did you know that:

-- It helps to lowers cholesterol: A study showing people who ate a bowl of oatmeal every day lowered their cholesterol by 20%.

-- it stabilises blood sugar levels: Oats keep you fuller for longer without sugar highs and crashes.

-- it lowers the cancer risk: Oats have high levels of fibre, which lower oestrogen levels which prevents cancer.

-- it reduces high blood pressure: 1 in 3 adults has hypertension. Oats are high in soluble fibre which helps to reduce hypertension.

-- it keeps bowel movements regular: The high fibre content helps speed the passage of the bowel through the body reducing constipation.

-- It helps you lose weight: Oats help you feel fuller longer which curbs your appetite. Studies have shown that children who eat a bowl of oatmeal a day are 50% less likely to suffer from obesity.

-- it improves athletic performance: It has been shown that oats alter metabolism and enhance performance if eaten about an hour before exercise.

-- it helps to have a longer healthier life: Oat of all the grains, oats have a higher better balance of protein, and a good balance of essential fatty acids. Oats have a great range of vitamins and minerals and beta glucan which helps the body to heal quickly.

-- Oats are tasty: Oats have a very neutral taste so they can be added to many types of food and used for many different dishes.

-- It can help you sleep: Oats are also good at night time to help beat insomnia.

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