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What Are The Benefits of Oat Bran

What Are The Health Benefits of Oatbran

Oat bran is mainly used as a breakfast cereal that is normally turned into porridge by most who use it. However Oat Bran can be taken on its own, cold with a small amount of milk to provide excellent benefits and nutrition for the body.

Consumed with just a little semi skimmed milk, or with fruit, or nuts, or both it is an excellent way to get the day started. It will provide many nutritional benefits that other breakfast cereals do not. Well worth considering or adding to your breakfast foods.

A 50 gram serving provides

367 mg of Phosphate

Oat bran has an outer layer that is a by product of milling. Oat bran is rich in soluble fibre and boasts a number of beneficial properties.

Studies have shown that a regular intake of oat bran can

  • reduce cholesterol
  • Improve glycemic control
  • Ease digestive disorders
  • Boost immunity

Oat Bran can be mixed with Yoghurts, smoothies, muffins and pancakes, and is excellent as a plain old breakfast cereal. Any cereal that provides a reduction on Cholesterol should be added to your weekly breakfast list.

By eating healthy breakfast cereals you will be adding years to your life. Not only do they give you added energy that is sustained throughout the day, they lower your cholesterol, which is a very important factor in day to day life. By eating oat bran cereals or as part of a mixture in cakes or breads you will be eating a healthy and recommended food.

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