It’s not just the heritage of British gastronomy. We are talking about oats, an authentic superfood that has a long English nutritional tradition, but which in recent times, fortunately, has been extending its good reputation to our borders, and is known for its virtues for the athlete as a supercereal!
Oats provide us with proteins, slowly assimilated carbohydrates and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese and phosphorus. It is very rich in vitamin E and B vitamins, especially vitamin B1, which reduce anxiety and improve depressive states. It stimulates the thyroid gland and increases metabolism, so despite its caloric value we should not exclude it from our diet.
THE PROPERTIES OF OATS IN 10 KEYS
Helps balance cholesterol by its soluble fiber content
Reduces blood sugar levels, highly recommended in diabetes
Provides long-lasting energy for athletes
Prevents cardiovascular disease
It is digestive, facilitates intestinal transit and avoids constipation.
Helps to lose weight and control appetite by its satiating effect
Oat Betaglucans Boost Immune System
Improves the functioning of the nervous system
May help prevent some types of cancer
It is a vegetable source of calcium for bone health and proteins and amino acids.