A -Z of foods: O is for oats


Oats are whole grains that are available in flattened, quick-cook, instant and other forms. They are suitable for people on gluten-free diets, unless they have been processed in an area where gluten-containing foods (like wheat) are also produced. Research suggests that the type of fibre found in oats, called beta-glucan, can be effective in lowering raised blood cholesterol.

Read on to get three recipe ideas to enjoy oats.

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