we’re all about oats at baceae! why? avena sativa are a naturally gluten-free whole grain, containing more protein and fat than most grains, and are an excellent source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. some of the many health benefits include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels, and a reduced risk of heart disease.
oats are a good source of carbs and contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, including the powerful soluble fiber, beta-glucan. along with the digestion and gut health benefits that comes from consuming fiber, many studies have shown that the beta-glucan fiber in oats is effective at reducing both total and ldl cholestrol levels without affecting the good hdl cholesterol. this same beta-glucan has been shown to help raise our immunity levels and eliminate bacteria. that all leads to a healthy gut microbiome!
additionally, lignan, a compound in oats, helps prevent cardiovascular disease while also helping to reduce the chance of hormone-related cancers like breast, prostate, and ovarian cancer, according to the american cancer society. if you suffer from high blood pressure, a daily dose of this whole grain will help combat this problem and in turn, lower risk of hypertension.
not only will it enhance your inside, but oats have been used for generations as a soothing agent to relieve itch and irritation. this nutritious whole grain also provides an array of benefits for the skin by normalizing the skin’s ph while moisturizing and softening the skin. even more reason to be all about oats!
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