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Oats: The best breakfast food for weight loss

Did you know that simply eating breakfast enhances your metabolism? Oats is one of the most powerful and versatile breakfast foods of them all. If you are looking to get your body in great shape, incorporate this as a staple food in your diet.

Oats boosts your energy and has plenty of fibre to keep you full and satisfied. Oatmeal breaks down slowly in the stomach, giving you long-lasting energy. It is also full of soluble fibres, which play a crucial role in making you feel full over a longer period of time.

Studies have also shown that oatmeal reduces cholesterol, maintains blood sugar levels and fights against heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer and obesity.

Looking to lose weight? Skip the cold cereal and start enjoying a yummy bowl of Oats in the morning. It’s the perfect breakfast for everyone on the move.

It’s backed by science

A study found that those who ate Oats porridge daily for six weeks had a greater decrease in cholesterol level and waist size than those who ate the same amount of carbs in noodles, over the same time period.

The possibilities are endless

This hearty breakfast is versatile and can be made different every day of the week. Liven up your Oats with some fruit, honey or even make your own homemade granola bars. Delicious and healthy!

It’s quick to put together

Rolled Oats takes well under ten minutes to prepare, it can also be made the night before ready to eat from the fridge the next morning. Add some butter for extra smooth texture.

It keeps you going

As busy women in today’s age, we all grab the first thing possible for our breakfast-on the-run, which can be very unhealthy at times. Unlike sugary breakfast cereals, the body digests Oats at a slower pace, keeping blood sugar levels steady, energy up and hunger away.

It helps you time carbs right

As a bowl of Oats will make you feel satisfied for longer you wont feel the urge to snack on unnecessary carb-loaded snacks like potato chips during the day, helping you to stay on the right carb-track.


Original Article: https://www.all4women.co.za/536699/health/why-oatmeal-is-the-best-breakfast-for-weight-loss
Written by: Annali Van Zyl