Nowadays people are more and more aware of keeping themselves fit and healthy. Due to very hectic lifestyles, work schedules and competitive lives many a time we forget to eat the right things and instead we eat junk foods and that kind of food in the morning breakfast which is totally unhealthy for us and gives us sickness in long term. Oats are one such edible item that gives us innumerable health benefits and its per-use economical value is very much affordable.
In this blog, we will try to emphasize oats, their nutritional value, how to use and the health benefits of oats.
Health benefits of Oats
It is considered that Oats grains are among the very few healthiest grains which our earth produces ever. They are whole grains with no inclusion of gluten in them.
Oats are a very rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Many studies have shown that oats and oatmeal are having many health benefits.
Some of the main health benefits are as follows.
(1) Oat helps to reduce excess weight from our bodies.
(2) It helps to keep blood sugar levels low for a healthy life.
(3) Many times regularly use oats and oats-based food items in breakfast or main meal time to avoid the risk of heart disease as they are rich in fiber and minerals. Fiber and minerals along with other vital materials like amino acids, and vitamins.
(4) Oats are very helpful for keeping blood sugar levels in control.
Nutritional Value found in the Oats
A typical nutritional value found in a half cup (Approx 78 grams) of oats is as follows.
Manganese: 63.91% of the daily value (DV)
Phosphorus: 13.3% of the DV
Magnesium: 13.3% of the DV
Copper: 17.6% of the DV
Iron: 9.4% of the DV
Zinc: 13.4% of the DV
Folate: 3.24% of the DV
Vitamin B1 (thiamin): 15.5% of the DV
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid): 9.07% of the DV
Smaller amounts of calcium, potassium, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), and vitamin B3 (niacin)
Conclusion: Thus, we can see that oats is a very important and very good item to adopt in our daily food chart. Nowadays, we usually get time for almost everything but not for a proper meal. In such scenarios, oats and oat-based food items are like a boon for us. Preparing oat's breakfast is very easy and simple. We can prepare its items in several ways and through several methods. It's the right time to say goodbye to junk foods and start to eat healthy foods like oatmeal and other similar foods.