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Oatmeal Beats Ready-To-Eat Breakfast Cereal at Improving Appetite Control

Posted November 25, 2013

While obesity is a complex and multifaceted problem, much of the strategy behind combating it boils down to healthy eating habits. Taking into account the primary role of subjective appetite sensations in said habits, a group of researchers recently compared the satiety impact of two popular breakfast choices: oatmeal and ready-to-eat breakfast cereal (RTEC).

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Fiber strengthens your heart, oatmeal and these fruits have it

Posted October 27, 2013

There has been a lot of talk about the vital importance of a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. It is generally well recognized that regular aerobic exercise will help to keep your heart in good shape. However, it’s also important to eat well to maintain cardiovascular health, and one important factor in a heart healthy diet is to eat foods which have a lot of fiber.

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Rice Bran Oil – “The Age Old Health Oil”

Posted October 17, 2013

Rice bran oil probably needs no introduction, thanks to the fact that many manufacturers have cleverly marketed the product, targeting health-conscious individuals. Simply put, rice bran oil is the oil extracted from the germ and the inner husk of rice, and is used for cooking and frying in many countries around the world.

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Oats and their role in human health: a review of the evidence

Posted October 3, 2013

Oats may deserve the well-earned status of “super grain”, according to research presented at the American Association of Cereal Chemists International annual meeting, being held this week in Albuquerque, NM. World-renowned grain researchers presented compelling data to support the important role that oats can play in improving diet quality and supporting human health.

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The health benefits of colloidal oatmeal

Posted October 3, 2013

Colloidal oatmeal is very finely ground oatmeal that has been added to water. Though it might sound like a fad product, this milky-white colloid has been around for hundreds of years and contains just as many health benefits as regular oatmeal. In this article, you’ll learn more about these health benefits and how to prepare a bath using an oatmeal colloid.

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New Research Emerging Around Role for Phytonutrients in Oats

Posted October 2, 2013

Oats may deserve the well-earned status of “super grain”, according to research presented at the American Association of Cereal Chemists International annual meeting, being held this week in Albuquerque, NM. World-renowned grain researchers presented compelling data to support the important role that oats can play in improving diet quality and supporting human health.

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Switch Over from Noodles to Oats for a Slimmer Waist!

Posted August 20, 2012

A recently published study in the Nutrition Journal reiterated the cholesterol-lowering properties of oats. The health benefits of oats are well established by earlier studies. Oats decrease the bad cholesterol and triglycerides from the body, thereby contributing to a reduction in complications like heart attack and stroke.

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Eating oat beta-glucan regularly helps maintain normal blood cholesterol

Posted June 7, 2012

In view of the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), identifying functional foods that reduce CVD risk factors (including high blood cholesterol) is an important area of research. A body of evidence has accumulated, strengthening the association between oat beta-glucan consumption and a decrease in blood cholesterol, according to a review by researchers from the University of Manitoba, Canada.

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Heart Healthier Oat Variety Developed

Posted May 19, 2012

Plant breeders of the Wisconsin-Madison University have developed a new oat variety called BetaGene, which is 2% higher in beta glucan and therefore even more cardio-friendly than other oat varieties on the market.

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3 Secrets for Fighting Hair Loss Naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

By the time many men and women, too hit middle age, their hair has begun to thin out. For some men, its no big deal. For others, its a serious worry. But for women, thinning hair can be traumatic. In many cultures, a womans hair is her crowning glory. Thinning hair can make you feel like less of a woman even unattractive. You may find yourself going out less, or hiding under a hat. Your quality of life suffers.

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