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Three Perfect Reasons To Take Oats

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  1. Anusowmyan

    Anusowmyan Gold IL'ite

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    Cereals, grains, pulses, fruits &vegetables make a nutritious daily diet. There are many number of varieties available in each category. Consuming these helps to maintain a healthy life. When grains are refined, the “bran” and the “germ” are removed, reducing the nutrient content of the grain. That’s why it is better to consume a whole grain which contains all three parts of the grain –Bran, Endosperm and Germ. Choosing a product of 100% whole grain has a powerful health benefits with large quantities of vitamins, minerals and fibre when compared to processed products like refined flours and cereals.

    Consuming a balanced amount of whole grain is an important part of a healthy diet. Having 3 servings of whole grains daily is required to fulfil the fibre requirement of the body.

    ** Oats are 100% whole grain and a natural source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre (Contains Beta Glucan Soluble fibre that helps reduce cholesterol).They are high in protein. Intake of oats gives satiation and there by helps in weight loss.

    ** starting your day with a healthy breakfast can be good for your waistline! Eating breakfast is a common habit for people actively maintaining their body and fitness levels! Oats provides 70% of the daily whole grain requirement per day.

    **In a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. Oats helps reduce cholesterol there by becomes a heart friendly product. Oats along with some exercise &fun time leads towards a healthy life style.

    Oats are one of the most versatile whole grains. Oats can be enjoyed as delicious oatmeal porridge with toppings like walnuts, raisins, dates, almonds and your favourite fruits… or as an ingredient in your regular foods like idlli, paranthas, soups, lassi, sandwiches and more! As summer season is quickly approaching, here is a simple recipe to quench your thirst.

    OATS &SPINACH MASALA BUTTERMILK

    INGREDIENTS:

    oats- ½ cup

    hot water – ¾ cup

    ice cold water- 1 cup

    blanched spinach- ¼ cup

    yoghurt- 1 and ½ cup

    Roasted jeera powder – 1 tsp

    Rock salt – ¼ tsp

    Paprika (Optional) -1/4 tsp

    Salt to taste

    METHOD:

    1. Soak oats in hot water for 2-3 min. Mix to form a smooth mixture.

    2. Put the spinach leaves and soaked oats in a blender and blend till smooth.

    3. Mix in yoghurt, cold water and spices. Blend for another 30 secs.

    4. Garnish with a dash of paprika and serve immediately.

    (Recipe developed by smita srivastava, cookery Expert)
     
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    Yummy recipe. Will try it
     
  3. Anusowmyan

    Anusowmyan Gold IL'ite

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    thanks for the reply. do try & share your feedback
     
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