Ultimate Guide to Oats: Simplifying Your Breakfast Options
Nowadays, we hear a lot about oats. Nutritionists all over the globe suggest it, especially for breakfast. Why are oats so popular? Let’s find out.
Eating a diet high in fibre, such as 3.6 grams of oats daily especially early morning not only gives you the much-needed protein, fibre, and quick energy but also reduces the risk for heart disease. Whole oats are not only high in antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds called polyphenols but also a good source of quality protein which is higher than most other grains. It’s also rich in fibre and protein content. Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. It’s gluten-free whole grain and contains a number of vitamins and minerals, some of which include manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. This makes oats healthy for your gut, as well as for overall health and well-being.
Some of the best qualities of this grain are:-
- It reduces blood glucose and insulin response.
- It increases the growth of good bacteria in the digestive tract
- It regulates type 2 diabetes.
These health benefits make it one of the healthiest breakfast options.
Some options that you can choose from are
- Overnight soaked oats,
- Oats Poha,
- Oats Pancakes,
- Oats Khichdi
It’s easy to prepare and so delicious.
Have a look-
- True Elements Rolled Oats
- True Elements Steel Cut Oats
- True Elements Super Oats
- True Elements Oats Pro Range (Desi Masala, Pongal, Kanji)
- True Elements Multigrain Oats
- True Elements Dark Chocolate Oatmeal.
I have prepared many recipes with True Elements and shared them on Instagram.
But some do not have time to prepare them. For them, True Elements has launched some ready to cook products that to do not take up much time to prepare and are super tasty.
The above options are not only easy to prepare but also very healthy hence they are the perfect options for breakfast. The different options make it a lot easier to try out different options each day without getting bored of having Regular Oats porridge.
Authored By: Nutritionist Sana Safi Nachan
Msc in Dietetics & Food Management