Throughout the Nordic and Baltic regions, oatmeal porridge made from rolled oats and water or milk is a traditional breakfast staple. It is normally made either salty or sweet by adding salt or sugar, and it is often eaten with added raisins, dried/fresh fruits or nuts.
There are so many health benefits of including whole-grain oats in your daily diet. Daily consumption of a bowl of oatmeal can lower blood cholesterol. Rolled oats have been a staple of many athletes’ diets, especially weight trainers, because of their high content of complex carbohydrates and water-soluble fiber that encourages slow digestion and stabilizes blood-glucose levels.
But be aware of some packets of instant oatmeal, which are loaded with sugar and are high in sodium. Always check the label! The best choice are plain rolled oat, or steel-cut oats. And if you’re on a gluten-free diet, oats that are certified gluten-free.
It’s a perfect start of the day, and if you make it a habit, it can do your health some favor.
Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They are loaded with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Eating oatmeal every morning can get boring, so I wanted to share my oatmeal ideas for inspiration.
It just takes a single ingredient to make your oatmeal taste and look different every time.
A bowl of oatmeal will bright up your breakfast and give you new reasons to start a day with smile!
Have a great day!
Sources: webmd.com, Wikipedia