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Steel Cut Oats Organic- 450 Grams
Scientific Name: Avena sativa.
Steel cut oats is making a big comeback is and there are several reasons for this.
- Oats are one of the few whole grain foods which come out of the package as 100% whole grain.
- Oats are a nourishing source of soluble fiber
- Because they are such a great source of soluble fiber, they are considered a low glycemic food. The high fiber content slows down the uptake of sugar into the cells.
Beta Glucans: The superstar of Oats
While oats are a nutritionally dense food packed with nutrients like calcium, zinc, b vitamins and vitamin E, one of the more unique compounds found in this food are beta glucans.
Beta glucans are the “healthy sugars” found in the cell wall of a variety of different foods.
The beta-glucan found in oats is considered soluble which makes oats a slow digesting food. This not only leaves you feeling more satisfied but, due to its ability in slowing the uptake of sugar into the cells, there are no sugar spikes.
Furthermore, slowing down the digestive process allows for the fiber to work its magic in keeping your bowels clean and your lipid (LDL) levels in check.
Highly recommended in keeping your cholesterol numbers down.
Benefits of Oats
- Supports healthy blood sugar levels
- Supports a healthy immune system response
- Supports healthy bowels
- Low glycemic food- perfect for diabetics.
- Great source of soluble fiber
Steel cut oats or instant/rolled oats
If you go into the cereal section of your local market, you will find a variety of oats in different forms. Rest assured, they all come from the original oat groat, but which one you buy depends on how you plan to use them and how patient you are with prepping time.
The traditional old fashioned oat, otherwise known as the rolled oat, is what most people buy for their cereal morning cereal. These are the steamed, rolled oat groats which are large and flat flakes. They usually take about 10 minutes to make into a hot cereal. It is this form of oats that these two popular form of oats come from (which are simply a different version of the same thing)
Next up, is the steel cut oat, otherwise known as the Irish oat. Steel cut oats are for the true old-fashioned oat eater who knows that good things come to those who wait. This is simply the original cut into small pieces. These can take up to 30 minutes to cook and they need to be soaked overnight to help the cooking process. It is this form that the true tradition of oatmeal comes from.
Metric per metric, rolled oats and steel cut oats are almost the same when it comes to nutritional value. However, steel cut oats beat out rolled oats in two areas, fiber content and density, which make steel cut oats the best bang for your nutritional buck.
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