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What are Oats/ Health Benefits of Oats

If you’ve had a chance to browse through the recipes on this website, you’ve already noticed, that for many desserts I use oatmeal flour. This is much healthier choice, and the outcome is  delicious.

Oats are a hardy cereal grain, easy to grow in even poor soil conditions. Oats gain part of their distinctive flavor from the roasting process that they undergo after beingOats are a great substitute for wheat. The GIycemic Index of oats is 40 (medium) harvested and cleaned. Although oats are then hulled, this process does not take away their fiber and nutrients, necessary to maintain general health.

Oats are a good source of:

  • Vitamins B
  • Vitamin E
  • Calcium
  • Protein
  • Fiber, known as beta-glucan

Oats have a very positive effect on human’s health:

  • Lower cholesterol levels
  • Play important role in preventing a heart disease or diabetes
  • Treat skin problems
    • Acute or chronic anxiety
    • Excitation and stress
    • Weak bladder
    • Connective tissue disorders
    • Gout
    • Metabolic diseases, and more

Weight Loss Help

  • Oats are really beneficial from the several perspectives: they are tasty, easy and quick to cook, may be healthy combined with other food categories.
  • Oats are a great substitute for wheat. The GIycemic Index of oats is 40 (medium) when white wheat has a Glycemic Index of 85 (high).
  • I substitute the wheat flour with oats flour for making pancakes , muffins and crepes, tart crusts, fruit desserts and other Low GI Recipes.

Try these meals with oats from Low GI Recipes:

Oatmeal Crepes

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Healthy Mini-Muffins

Sunny-Blueberries Mini-Pancakes

Sweet Memories Apple-Cranberry Cake


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