HEALTH BENEFITS OF OATS
Oats are richer in healthy carbs, fiber, protein and healthy fats than most other grains. They are also very high in vitamins and minerals.
Due to soluble fiber beta-glucan, oats may improve insulin sensitivity and help lower blood sugar levels.
Oatmeal may help you lose weight due to it's ability to make you feel more full. It does this by slowing down the digestion process and increasing the production of the satiety hormone PYY.
Colloidal oatmeal (finely ground oats) has long been used to help treat dry and itchy skin. It may help relieve symptoms of various skin conditions, including eczema.
Some research suggests that oats may help prevent asthma in children when fed at a young age.
Studies indicate that oat bran can help reduce constipation in elderly individuals, significantly reducing the need to use laxatives.