What are rolled oats?
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Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers and then steamed and lightly toasted. The oat, like the other cereals, has a hard, inedible outer husk that must be removed before the grain can be eaten.
Whole oats are an excellent source of thiamine, iron, and dietary fiber. Fiber is helpful in reducing cholesterol levels in the bloodstream. Whole oats are also the only source of antioxidant compounds known as avenanthramides.
These are believed to have properties which help to protect the circulatory system from arteriosclerosis. Oat products also contain beta-glucan, which may help Type 2 diabetics control their blood sugar level, and might also help stimulate the immune system to fight off bacterial infections.
Rolled oats are usually found in the cereals section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Rolled oats are a member of the Cereal Grains and Pasta US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Rolled oats|
|en français:||flocons d'avoine|
|en español:||copos de avena|
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