HEALTH BENEFITS OF OATS
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 can improve insulin sensitivity and help lower blood sugar levels.
Oatmeal slows down digestion and increases the production of appetite suppressing hormone PYY. You will feel fuller longer which can help you lose weight.
Colloidal oatmeal (finely ground oats) has long been used to help treat dry, itchy skin and can relieve various skin conditions, including eczema.
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, significantly reducing the need for laxatives.