Top 15 benefits of oat meal.

By | July 26, 2013

Till last decade oat meal was very rarely heard among  the Asian population. In recent few years oats have gained lots of importance due to its health benefits and its good effect on health. I would like to discuss few health benefits of oat meal which may enhance your health.


Health Benefits of Oat meal:

  • Oats is a very low calorie food, hence highly recommended for weight loss diet.
  • Oats are high is fiber which fills up your stomach for a longer time.
  • Oats are low in fats and high in protein.
  • Oats has bad cholesterol lowering effect.
  • Oats have ability to control blood sugar levels of diabetic patients.
  • Oats have ability to improve insulin sensitivity.
  • Oats help in controlling blood pressure.
  • Oats helps to cure gastro intestinal troubles and diseases.
  • Oats also helps in relieving long standing constipation.
  • Oats are gluten free so highly recommended for patients who are allergic to gluten and are on gluten free diet
  • Oats contain lignans which helps to fight against the heart diseases and various cancers.
  • Oats also contains glucans which improves the immune defense system.
  • Cooked oat meal also helps to reduce fatigue whereas unrefined oatmeal reduces stress.
  • Oats are rich in vitamins E, B1 and B2.
  • Oat meal is considered excellent during pregnancy as it is rich in nutrients such as minerals and fiber.

These benefits are enough to prove that oat meal is considered as one of the best food to be included in your diet. There might be few people who must have heard about oat meal but don’t know the method of preparations. For method of preparation you can check this link

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RD Neha Kava

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Neha Kava is a National Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist in India. She specializes ins Clinical Nutrition, weight management. She likes to spread awareness and educate her readers about health, nutrition, fitness, mental health, sexual health and diet tips for holistic health. You can connect with her on Or

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3 thoughts on “Top 15 benefits of oat meal.

  1. Mihir hk

    There is no doubt oatmeal are great for health. But can we go for ready to cook oatmeal available in market? Are there any additional preservatives in such kind of packaged oatmeal?

    1. Neha Kava Post author

      Hello Mihir,
      Oat meal are definitely healthy but packaged oats meal products do contain additional preservatives and flavouring substances. You can check website where actually all the available cereal are compared based on their nutritional profile. Have a look it would be helpful.



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