Many of us don’t even know that January is National Oatmeal month. This is a great month to focus on improving your health and tummy by adding up the whole grains in your diet. Oatmeal is a proven meal which will give you a good excuse to start the year off right. Choosing the right grain will not only benefit you, but also help out to fight from many chronic diseases and you'll have great health ahead.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says that adding the grains into your diet is an important element of the five food groups. The grains are the vital source of nutrients and help you gain dietary fibers, several vitamins, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin and folate and minerals, like iron, magnesium, and selenium.
Let’s look at some of the benefits of adding oatmeal to your diet and what the benefits are that you'll get from eating the whole grains.
- Lower the threat of heart diseases
- Helplessen blood cholesterol levels
- Prevent Cancers
- Help manage your weight
- Decrease constipation and diverticulosis
- Prevent Type two diabetes
- Get rid of high blood pressure
- Improves a healthy immune system
The above points will help you realize how important is to add oatmeal and other grains to your diet. Be quick and fix your health and yourself by starting your day with a healthy bowl of oatmeal and celebrate the national oatmeal month. By knowing the lasting benefits of oats; it’s now time to make delicious dishes out of it by adding your favorite toppings and fruits. And don’t think that oatmeal isonly for your breakfast! You can eat oatmeal at any time; it can be added in pies, savory dishes like meatballs, casseroles and even desserts too. You can make snacks such as cookies and muffins. Add some nuts, fruits, and honey to your oatmeal and have it with a cup of milk and see how good your day goes. Or start your morning with a bowl of yogurt and add berries to it, even this works wonders.