Including oats in your diet will provide many health benefits. Here’s why, plus some recipes to get you started.
- They are high in both soluble and insoluble fibre. Soluble fibre has been proven to lower cholesterol levels. Insoluble fibre helps to support good gastrointestinal health.
- Oats are a low-GI food and so provide a steady release of energy, helping you to feel fuller for longer.
- They have been shown to help Type II diabetics manage their blood-sugar levels better.
- Oats contain a range of phytochemicals which act as antioxidants, complementing those found in fruit and veg when eaten together. So top your porridge with fresh fruit and reap the rewards.
Some delicious. recipes with oats