Tuesday, August 15, 2006


Oats help in slowing the process of cell damage. It has some unique fatty acids and antioxidants together with Vitamin E which slows down the cell damage process and increase the life span.

A bowl of Oats porridge has always been considered a satisfying breakfast. It is the best source of soluble fibre. Oats are a very versatile cooking ingredient. A half cup cooked serving of oats has close to 4 grams of viscous souble fibre. This helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, which is the so-called “Bad” cholesterol.

A diet which is rich in oats may also help stabilize blood glucose levels, which could help people with non-insulin dependent diabetes.

It aids to cope with ovarian & uterine problems associated largely associated with the onset of menopause in women.

Oats are low in fat & salt; they are a good source of natural iron. Being a good source of calcium, they are ideal for heair, bones & nails.
Several types of baby foods contain oats, mainly in the form of whole oat flour. Dry pabulum type infant food often use just oat flour with a little barley malt & some vitamins & minerals.

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