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Updated 27 February 2013

Oats

Oats helps to lower blood cholesterol. Oats is a useful source of magnesium and zinc.

Oats helps to lower blood cholesterol. Oats is a useful source of magnesium and zinc. It also has anti-cancer effects. It helps to stabilise blood sugar levels and is suitable for gluten-free diets. It also eases constipation.

Oats can be eaten raw or cooked in many different ways.

If taken to lower cholesterol levels, 75g should be eaten daily. Two tablespoons of oats a day is seen as an average portion.

Calories 401
Fibre 6,8g
Magnesium 110mg
Zinc 3,3mg
Vitamin E 1,5mg
Per 100g
 
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