Your probably know that, scientist think the breakfast is the most important meal especially if you plan lose weight. So, it is very important to meet the options for the most important meal for the whole day.
Annals of Metabolism & Nutrition made an awesome study and proved that the best choice for breakfast is oatmeal.
In this study were included 150 women and men. They were divided into 3 different groups and all of the participants consumed 350 calories. The first group consumed just oatmeal for breakfast, the second one cornflakes and the third didn’t eat breakfast at all, just only consumed water through the morning. In the next 4 hours participants continuously measured their state of satiety, and mood. They also gave blood samples for measure blood sugar and insulin levels. All of the groups consumed the same food for lunch.
The participants from the second group that ate cornflakes felt hunger nearly two hours after their breakfast. Cornflakes have the same quantity of calories as the breakfast of the oatmeal group. The difference is that oatmeal retains much longer in the stomach while the cornflakes increase the glucose level in the blood.
We can conclude that oatmeal is one of the best choices for breakfast if you want to lose weight. This is due to the fact that it has 40 – 50 % less calories that you will notice after longer period of consuming.
Oats and its derivates such as flakes and pulp are very tasty and healthy at the same time. You can make a lot of different meal from it. It is important to know that you should combine oatmeal with every salad, supplement stew and every dish.
You will feel full for such a longer period of time
Oats contain fibers that increase the volume when they are in the digestive system. Also fiber stimulates the digestion.
Lowers cholesterol level of your blood
As you read there are many fiber in oats. This food is capable to bind fat for itself and the result of that are reduced level of the bad cholesterol in the blood. Oatmeal is great for the heart and vessels. So it will lower the chances of heart problems, attacks and stroke.
Reduces high blood pressure
This is one of the best foods that will help you to normalize blood pressure. Oats contain vegetable fiber that is called lignin. According to studies regular consummation of lignin reduces blood pressure for 30%.
Reduces the chance of cancer
British Medical Journal made a study that shows that oats lower the risk of many type of cancer (breast, prosate, colon, and many more).