Benefits Of Oats

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Old 08-Apr-2009
Benefits Of Oats

Oat is a cereal food that is generally considered to be very soothing for the nerves. Oats is one of the best sources of Inositol, which is very important for maintaining blood cholesterol level. It also contains very high levels of calcium, potassium and magnesium, coupled with Vitamin B-complex. All these vitamins and minerals are very essential for the nervous system.

Nutritional Value of Oats
Given below is the nutritional value per 150 gm of oats.
  • Water - 12.82g
  • Energy - 607kcal
  • Protein - 26.35g
  • Total lipid (fat) - 10.76g
  • Ash - 2.68g
  • Carbohydrates - 103.38g
  • Fiber - 16.5g
  • Calcium, Ca - 84mg
  • Iron, Fe - 7.36mg
  • Magnesium, Mg - 276mg
  • Phosphorous P - 816mg
  • Potassium K - 669mg
  • Sodium Na - 3mg
  • Zinc - 6.19mg
  • Manganese Mn - 7.689mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.0mg
  • Thiamin - 1.190mg
  • Riboflavin - 0.217mg
  • Niacin - 1.449mg
  • Vitamin B6 - 0.186mg
  • Folate - 87mcg
  • Vitamin B12 - 0.0mcg
  • Fatty acids - 1.899g
Health and Nutrition Benefits of Eating Oats:
  • Eating oats regularly helps to keep the blood cholesterol level low.
  • Oat has also been proven to act as an anti-depressant. It will make you feel calm and will treat depression as well.
  • Cooked oats relieve fat from the body while unrefined oatmeal can reduce stress.
  • Oats also prevent bowel cancer because of its high fibre content.
  • Having oats can cure constipation.
  • Oats also help in lowering chances of heart-disease.
  • Apart from being a good source of protein, oats also provide vitamin E, zinc, copper, iron, etc.

Old 17-Apr-2009
Re: Benefits Of Oats

Hey Lily why you are Posting such health related Thread in this Science and Education section.

Old 17-Apr-2009
Bhaarat ki Mitti
Re: Benefits Of Oats

very good advice beta ji.

lilly rani, barri sayaani

Old 19-Apr-2009
Re: Benefits Of Oats

Originally Posted by lucy123 View Post
Hey Lily why you are Posting such health related Thread in this Science and Education section.
So where should i post them?!

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