Prevention magazine has names Old Fashioned Oats (Rolled or Steel Cut) as super food #2. Prevention notes that it is rich in a soluble fiber that helps to catch cholesterol as they are exiting your body. I believe that week-beingsecrets.com as they note 30 science backed health benefits including helping with Constipation. Additionally, it is an excellent low-cost source of protein and may aid in fighting anemia. Hmmm, thinking I maybe need to be eating more oatmeal. Keep in mind this has to be the "Old Fashioned Oats" like rolled or steel cut. The individual packets of oats have been further processed and do not provide the same benefits.
Here are a few fun facts about Oatmeal. Originally, Oatmeal was not viewed as good for humans and was only approved for live stock as it was considered a weed. The top 3 producing countries are Russia, Canada and Poland. However, the top producing company is Quaker Oats located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Greeks were the 1st to use Oatmeal as a hot cereal. Fun facts provided by well-beingsecrets.com.
I would say over all I would have to agree that Oats "Old Fashioned" are a super food from my view point. The latest craze on how to fix them is the overnight refrigerator method. Here is a sight with some recipes that actually sound pretty good. Additionally, they give you the base recipe that you can add to for your pallet.
Have you tried the overnight jar method? If yes, I would love to hear whether or not you like them and your favorite recipes.