Update: February 2019
Lack of free time for cooking homemade food
pushes the inhabitants of megalopolises to eat non-healthy products,
most of us eat breakfast sandwiches, shop baking,
junk food But cooking oatmeal does not take much
time, especially if you pour oatmeal with boiling water overnight.
In the morning it will be almost ready breakfast – reheat, add oil
or milk and everything. And how useful is this product?
we forget. So, the useful properties of oatmeal:
Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases and oncology
Scientists at Harvard University, based on the analysis
nutrition, lifestyle and health status of 100,000 people in
for 14 years, we came to the conclusion that regular consumption of all
28 grams of oatmeal or brown rice, or any wholegrain
products (only 1 serving per day) reduces the risk of diabetes and
Because oatmeal is rich in antioxidants that protect
the body of free radicals – its use reduces the risk
oncological diseases. So, scientists of Holland and Great Britain,
after conducting a series of studies, they concluded that
увеличение даже на 10 гр. in the daily food ration
rich in fiber, reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 10%.
Since oats are high in fiber, one
a serving of oatmeal a day can lower cholesterol
5-15% (see how to reduce cholesterol without pills).
Lowers blood sugar and promotes weight loss.
Oatmeal reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
This is because oatmeal refers to slow carbohydrates,
has a low glycemic index. Since, having taken for breakfast
oatmeal, a person remains fed for a long time – it contributes
stabilizing blood sugar and helps keep weight under
Contributes to lower blood pressure
In American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – American
Clinical Nutrition Journal also published results.
research that found oatmeal to be effective as
blood pressure reducing agents, by effectiveness,
close to drugs. That is, its inclusion in the daily diet.
can help in controlling blood pressure.
Ideal for athletes
And of course, it is indispensable for athletes, especially in the morning on
breakfast. According to a study published on the pages
�”JAMA: Internal Medicine” – significantly increases the efficiency
training, if 1 hour before her athlete ate a portion of porridge from
oatmeal. It contains large amounts of carbohydrates and
proteins, and an abundance of fiber for a long time retains a sufficient level
energy in the body.
Improves immunity and helps with depression
The results of the study, published in “Molecular Nutrition &
Food Research “showed that oatmeal contains beta glucans,
which are involved in the secretion of cholecystokinin – neuropeptide
a hormone that is an antidepressant, controls appetite and
causes a feeling of satiety. In addition, beta glucans are considered
immunomodulatory agents, that is, contribute to increasing
the body’s resistance to infections (see drugs to increase
Helps with insomnia
Those who have trouble sleeping can use it for dinner. With
Serotonin deficiency in humans causes insomnia. Cereals
contain an adequate amount of vitamin b6 which stimulates
serotonin production. Moreover, oatmeal contributes
the body of the sleep hormone – melatonin, therefore, it is necessary for those who
suffers from insomnia (see how to quickly fall asleep).