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OATS- Natural good source of dietary fibre. Health Food.

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White Oats is a natural good source of dietary fibre.

What is oats?

Oat is a whole grain like wheat, barley, corn and is called "Javi"in Hindi.
Oats is natural and one of the superior source of soluble fibre. it is a heart friendly health food containing Zero cholesterol and Zero Trans fatty Acids.

As part of healthy life style, 3 gm of soluble fibre daily from Oats in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.

Weight Management:

Oats are good source of dietary fibre. Research shows that high intake of dietary fibre may help in weight management.

Availability: In any Supermarket, or in Chemist shops.

Mouthwatering Porridge
You can make a healthy porridge from a whole grain - Oats

Method: To 2 cups of boiling water add 1 cup of White Oats, cook for 5 minutes , stirring occasionally. Serve hot with sugar and milk. You may add fruits, nuts or other flavours. ( serves 2).

You can add 1 table spoon of white oats to each cup of any soup. Boil for another five minutes to enrich the goodness of oats.

Oat Upma:

Dry roast 1 cup of white oats for about 3 minutes. Finely chop 3 green chilles, ginger, onion and a garlic clove. heat one teaspoon of oil or ghee and add the finely chopped vegetables. Saute them for few minutes. Add 2 cups of water and 1 tsp of salt. Bring the water to boil and then blend the oats. Keep stirring till all water is absorbed. Serve hot with coconut chutney or any pickle.
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