Dietitians are now calling for oat products to be included in the daily diet for both normal weight and health.
Oatmeal has long been considered healing, it increases the endurance of the body and is able to quickly put on his feet after serious illness.
Useful properties of oatmeal
Useful properties oatmeal porridge can recommend it for obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, gastrointestinal diseases, liver diseases, pancreas.
Oat Grains contain:
- 17% protein, including essential amino acids,
- 7% fat,
- complex carbohydrates, which saturate for a long time, maintaining a stable blood sugar level. Oats contain valuable carbohydrate that gives energy to muscles;
- vitamins B, K and E, minerals of great importance in human nutrition: zinc, copper, phosphorus, iron, cobalt, manganese, potassium, magnesium, iodine.
But the most important element of oatmeal for weight loss and lower cholesterol is soluble oat fiber (beta-glucan). These dietary fibers are converted in the body into a viscous mass that binds cholesterol. The beneficial properties of beta-glucans have been proven in dozens of scientific studies.
In Addition to oat grains beta-glucan is also a lot in barley grains, there is it in germinated wheat grains, bran, beer.
Besides, oatmeal contains antioxidants reducing the negative effects of free radicals on low density cholesterol (bad cholesterol).
Fiber contained in oat flakes, helps maintain sugar levels in the normal. Regular use of oatmeal will help clean the intestines, (including salts of heavy metals), improve the condition of the skin and hair, will have a beneficial effect on the nervous system.
For effective weight loss, cleansing and rejuvenation can be used diet on oatmeal.
Many people know About the benefits of oatmeal, but how to include it in your daily diet?
It can be oatmeal with nuts, dried fruits or fresh fruit. You can also simply add oatmeal (oatmeal) if you bake the bread yourself, or, most simply, a small amount of oatmeal in a salad.
To preserve the maximum of nutrients, oatmeal can not cook, and pour hot water, and wait for the cereal to swell. For taste, you can add cinnamon or a cocoa before you pour water. Either sunflower seeds, walnuts, Apple slices or dried fruits. If you can not without sweet – sweeten oatmeal with honey.
- Especially useful to fill in "Hercules" yogurt or kefir for the night and eat this oatmeal for Breakfast.
In savoury porridge, you can add the parsley root, which is itself very useful, and before eating – greens and quite a bit of salt. If health allows – add condiments for flavor.
oatmeal Jelly. To prepare the jelly soak Hercules in the evening, and in the morning mix well and strain. Obtained oat milk bring to a boil, stirring constantly. In this jelly is allowed to add a little salt and cinnamon, honey... to Your taste. Oatmeal jelly is an ideal enveloping agent for stomach disorders and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
And even ordinary recipes for making tasty and healthy oatmeal:
Carrot oatmeal. Grate the carrots, fill it with sugar when the carrots let the juice mix it with the finished porridge. Possible add smetana.
Oatmeal with cottage cheese. In the finished porridge, add a few tablespoons of cottage cheese and mix thoroughly. Porridge turns out very gentle and easy to taste.
Experiment, it's not that important nuances, and what it is – the main thing to get is the oatmeal.
Useful properties of oat broth
To cleanse the body and lose weight, dietitians recommend drinking a decoction of oats.
Decoction of oats it is useful for anemia, nephritis, bronchitis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, chronic gastritis, improves metabolism.
How to prepare a decoction of oatmeal:
3 cups oats rinse and pour 3 liters of water. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes, then remove from heat and wrap for 24 hours. Then strain the broth through a napkin, close the lid tightly and bring to a boil again. Allow to cool, add 100 g of honey and fresh juice lemon's.
Keep broth oats in the fridge. Consume 100 ml per day, half an hour before meals.
The cleansing course is carried out 3 times a year: in spring, summer and winter.
"Hercules" – oat flakes, make them from whole grains, which saved a significant part of the shell and embryo. It retains the nutrients of oat grains.
The "right" Hercules has a light oatmeal the smell of