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Never skip oats in your diet

Never skip oats in your diet

Cereals and fruit for breakfast is truly a heart healthy meal. Many people prefer oats in their breakfast and those who don’t can learn here the reasons to include oats in their diet.
Here are the benefits of eating oats -

 LOWERS CHOLESTEROL

The soluble fibre in oats beta-glucan  helps lowering blood cholesterol .
Oatmeal is high in soluble fibre which helps to clean out fat in blood vessel by increasing the HDL cholesterol, it sweeps out bad cholesterol from the body thus it improve blood flow in the body.

IT’S A HIGH ENERGY FOOD
Oatmeal is high in fibre, complex carbs, low in fat, low in calorie. The slow releasing complex carbohydrates in oats sustain energy levels.

OATS ARE HIGH IN NUTRITION 
Oats are a good source of many nutrients like  vitamin E, zinc, selenium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, thiamin, folic acid, biotin, pantothenic acid. Oats are also a good source of protein, fibre and complex carbohydrates.

FIGHT HEART DISEASE
American heart association has recommended to have oatmeal breakfast everyday. It is a great start for a day and being fibre rich food it checks cholesterol, keeps arteries clean and prevents the fatty deposits that causes heart disease.

GOOD FOR DIABETICS
Any high fibre bran cereal helps to regulate insulin production in morning. The magnesium in oats helps to stabilize blood sugar by preventing the overproduction of insulin by the pancreas. Oats avoid dramatic changes in the blood sugar levels.

REDUCE RISK OF CANCER
Oats contain phytochemicals. These are the plant chemicals which are though to reduce changes of getting cancer. Phytoestrogen compounds, called lignans, in oats have been linked to decreased risk of hormone-related diseases such as breast cancer.

AIDS WEIGHT LOSS
Oats release glucose into the body more slowly and evenly and thus makes a person satisfy for a longer time. It reduces the cravings for sugary stuff. The high insoluble fibre content of oats cause appetite mechanism to shut down early because of its slow rate of absorption from the intestinal tract.

BEATS DEPRESSION

Oats contain  Vitamin B6, which promotes the brain chemical serotonin. Higher the levels of serotonin in the body the more the person feels relaxed and stress free.

PREVENT CONSTIPATION 
Being high in  soluble and insoluble fibre it absorbs water and makes stool heavier and thus speeds the bowel moment and reduces constipation.

FLUSH OUT TOXINS
Oats neutralize acidity levels in the body and helps ansorb toxins . Soluble fibre in oats aids digestion. Lipids present in oats contains a good balance of essential fatty acid which is linked to longetivity and general good health.

HELPS QUIT SMOKING
Compounds in oats can help calm the nervous system and reduce the craving for nicotine.

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