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Superfood: Oatmeal

  1. Oatmeal is known as a healthy start to the day. It's tasty, easy and super healthy. You can use it in muesli, bread, cookies and much more. It is even used for nourishing and nourishing face masks. But what is oatmeal? And what benefits does it have?

How is oatmeal made?

  1. Oatmeal is prepared from the cereal oats. The oat grains are washed and peeled, then heated and cut into pieces. Then it is steamed and crushed. Oats are naturally gluten-free, but can come into contact with gluten during transport or processing. As a result, it is no longer self-evident that the oatmeal you buy in the store is also gluten-free.

Lowering effect on LDL cholesterol

  1. LDL cholesterol is known as bad cholesterol and is a risk factor for arterial disease, also known as arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis. It promotes fat deposits in the veins.

Building muscle

  1. Because oatmeal contains a small amount of proteins, it contributes to the construction, maintenance and repair of muscle tissue. Since it contains many slow and complex carbohydrates, it also ensures a good energy supply. The carbohydrates are digested slowly and are thus gradually absorbed into the body. This provides for a longer period of energy. This concentrate is therefore also very popular with bodybuilders who want to gain muscle mass.

It ensures an efficient and fast metabolism

  1. It is known to everyone that fiber-rich food is of great importance for a good metabolism and digestion.

It's healing

  1. Oatmeal is known for softening the skin. This makes it ideal for skin irritation or chicken pox. Dip a washcloth with oatmeal several times in the bath water until it is milky white. It soothes itching, but also helps with chicken pox dehydration.

Oatmeal and weight loss

  1. Oatmeal is low in fat and rich in water soluble dietary fiber. It is a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates, nutrients and iron. Furthermore, it has a glycemic index of 49. As a result, your blood sugar level does not shoot up, but remains nicely stable. That is why oatmeal is a very good basis for breakfast. It ensures a satiated feeling so that you have less appetite for other things or the well-known sugar dip. The proteins will not break down your own muscles. It also contains a lot of fiber that promotes bowel function and prevents blockages.

Nutritional value of oatmeal

  1. Per 100 grams contains oatmeal:

Source of vitamins and minerals

  1. Oatmeal is rich in vitamins and minerals that are necessary to function properly every day. It contains, among other things, silicon, saponin, magnesium, and iron.

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