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What is the deal with eating oats?

I hear all these people at the gym talking about eating oats. What does it do? And is it like the oatmeal oats?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:37 PM on Mar. 19, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Helps lower cholesterol, and is supposed to keep you full longer.
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 6:38 PM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • High in fiber, lowers the cholesterol. Helps flush bad stuff out of the system. And yes, that mean oatmeal.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:45 PM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • Good for increasing breastmilk for me lol.
    Crystal8327

    Answer by Crystal8327 at 7:14 PM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • fills your belly

    they're a GREAT source of fibre, and nutrients.

    lower cholesterol

    they help to clean out your system

    a bowl of hot oatmeal in the morning with dried fruit and honey is an amazing filler!
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 7:27 PM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • I know what I am having for breakfast. ;-)
    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 3:11 AM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • a bowl of steel cut oatmeal, made with plain unsweetened soy milk, cinnamon, vanilla, a tbsp of agave nectar and some sliced unsalted almonds. Delicious, healthy and keeps you full til lunch time! Throw in some berries for a change once in awhile
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:26 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Low calories and keeps you full
    Blueliner

    Answer by Blueliner at 1:43 AM on Mar. 21, 2010

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