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24 Jan 2003

RAW / UNCOOKED OATS WITH MILK - GOOD FOOD SOURCE ??
IS RAW OATS WITH MILK A GOOD BREAKFEAST ??

* IS RAW OATS MORE NUTRITIOUS THAN COOKED OATS ?
- OR JUST THE SAME

* HOW MUCH OATS IS A GOOD AVERAGE BREAKFEAST ?
ONE CUP / TWO CUPS ??

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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jakes
Oats are primarily eaten for their soluble fibre content which assists with lowering blood cholesterol levels. Cooked oats also contain moderate levels of minerals such as magnesium, potassium and phosphorus, as well as B vitamins. Oat bran eaten raw has much higher soluble fibre, mineral and vitamin contents, but may not be as palatable as cooked oats. 1 cup of cooked and about 1/2 cup of raw oats will probably give you a relatively good breakfast if combined with 1/2-1 cup of low-fat milk (to provide more calcium and some protein). Eating oats for breakfast is regarded as a very healthy option and is the basis of most muesli products.
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