Oats are by their nature wheat-free. Cereal products are naturally high in energy. Oat kernels have been milled to produce these oat flakes, which have a delicious nutty flavour.
Oats are loaded with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds. Half a cup (78 grams) of dry oats contains:
- Manganese: 191% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 41% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 34% of the RDI
- Copper: 24% of the RDI
- Iron: 20% of the RDI
- Zinc: 20% of the RDI
- Folate: 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin B1 (thiamin): 39% of the RDI
- Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid): 10% of the RDI
- Smaller amounts of calcium, potassium, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin B3 (niacin)
This is coming with 51 grams of carbs, 13 grams of protein, 5 grams of fat and 8 grams of fiber, but only 303 calories.
- Oats Are Incredibly Nutritious
- May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Asthma
- Oats May Help Relieve Constipation
- Whole Oats Are Rich in Antioxidants, Including Avenanthramides
- Oats Contain a Powerful Soluble Fiber Called Beta-Glucan
- They Can Lower Cholesterol Levels and Protect LDL Cholesterol From Damage
- Oats Can Improve Blood Sugar Control
- Oatmeal Is Very Filling and May Help You Lose Weight
This product is packed in a warehouse where peanuts and tree nuts are present.
Serving and Usage suggestions
Delicious added to muesli or used in baking bread, biscuits or muffins. To make fine oatmeal grind oats in a blender. To cook as porridge: Bring 1 cup oats and 2 cups water to the boil with a pinch of salt and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Suggestion: Serve with milk, honey and chopped nuts.
Country of Origin
Product of Australia and/or the UK
Did yoou know?
Whole-grain oats encourage the production of insulin, which helps neural pathways get tryptophan — an amino acid that acts as a sedative — to the brain. Oats are also high in stress-reducing B6 and melatonin, another natural sleep aid.