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Cook With Oatmeal: Nutrition, Tips & Silly Food Facts

Silly Food Fact

Did you know that almost 80% of US houses have oatmeal in their pantry?  The most popular toping for breakfast oatmeal is milk.

Why Our Bodies Love It

Oatmeal can also help us stay healthy. The beta-glucan found in oatmeal helps boost our immune system so it can respond better to infections, especially bacterial infections.

learn more about these benefits and more here

Care and Picking

Oatmeal is pretty easy to care for.  It should be stored in a cool dry place and in an air-tight container.

Check out more tips on how to care for your oatmeal

Tips and Warnings

Because of the high levels of fiber, oatmeal can cause bloating or gas in some people.  If this happens, just lower the amount you eat and increase that amount slowly over time until your body gets used to it.

** This is not medical advice.  If you’re having a problem digesting oats, please go see your doctor. It could be a serious condition.

One cup oatmeal =
11 g of Protein
8 g of Fiber
.4 mg Thiamin
.1 mg Riboflavin
2.9 mg Manganese
.2 mg Manganese
23.4 mg Selenium

 

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