Locally Known as: Tokke Ghodi(Kannada), Joi(Bengali)
Oats are a nutrient-rich food associated with lower blood cholesterol when consumed regularly. Oats are super-filling, satisfying, versatile, and can be used to cook a variety of healthy meals like salads and fruit porridges.
- Oats are a rich source of beta-glucan fibre which is easy on the stomach and helps regulate bowel movements.
- Certain antioxidants are almost exclusively found in oats which aid in dilating blood vessels, leading to better blood flow.
- Soluble fibers and vitamins present in oats help reduce LDL cholesterol (the "bad” kind) and in general help keep the body clean.
- Oatmeal porridge is not only healthy but also filling. Eating filling healthy foods ensures that you consume lesser number of calories and thus keep your weight in check.