7 Health benefits of       eating oats

Oats are whole grains that contain important minerals, vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants.

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1: Oats are highly nutritious

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Nutrients / % Daily Value

Magnesium:   13.3% of the DV Manganese:    63.91% of DV Phosphorus:   13.3% of the DV Iron:                  9.4% of the DV Copper:           17.6% of the DV Zinc:                13.4% of the DV Folate:             3.24% of the DV Vitamin B1 : 15.5% of DV Vitamin B5 :   9.07% of the DV and more

78gm (half cup) of dry oats contain

2: Rich in antioxidants

Oats contain many powerful antioxidants, including avenanthramides.  These compounds help you reduce blood pressure and provide other benefits.

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3: Lower risk of heart disease

Oats helps you lower the risk of heart disease by reducing both total and LDL (bad) cholesterol, as well as by protecting LDL from oxidation.

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4: Improve blood sugar control

Due to its soluble fiber beta-glucan content, oats may improve insulin sensitivity and help lower blood sugar levels.

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5: Help you to lose weight

Eating oatmeal makes you feel more full by slowing down the emptying of the stomach and increasing the production of the satiety hormone PYY.

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6: Help with skincare

Colloidal oatmeal (finely ground oats) has long been used to help treat dry and itchy skin and relieve symptoms of various skin conditions, including eczema.

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7: Relieve Constipation

Studies show that oat bran can help reduce constipation in older adults, significantly reducing the need to use laxatives.

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