Breakfast is already known as the most important meal of the day. It is essential because it provides us with enough energy we need for the day. However, many people have the unhealthy habit of skipping breakfast particularly those that want to lose weight.
The recent study shows that oatmeal is the best breakfast ever. This study was done on 36 men and women, who were divided into 3 groups. The first group ate oatmeal for breakfast, the second consumed fruits and the third drank water for breakfast. Their foods were limited to 350 calories. All groups ate the same lunch. Unexpectedly the first group had fewest cravings through the morning and afternoon that proved oatmeal breakfast to be the most effective for the people who want to lose weight. The participants of the others groups were already hungry after three hours from their breakfast.
Oatmeal stimulates weight loss and reduces the intake of calories by 30-50%.
Benefits of Oats:
- Provides high levels of fiber, low levels of fat and high levels of protein
- Stabilizes blood sugar and reduces risk of diabetes type 2
The high fiber and complex carbohydrates slow down the conversion of this whole food to simple sugars. The high levels of magnesium nourish the body’s proper use of glucose and insulin secretion.
- It reduces Blood Pressure
Oats are extremely effective for the regulation of the blood pressure; they are able to reduce it by 30 %.
- It lowers bad Cholesterol
Oats are rich in healthy fiber which binds to fat and lowers LDL.
- Provides a feeling of satiety
Oatmeal reduces cravings, and if you want to lose weight it is the beast meal for your breakfast.
- Prevents Cancer
It is discovered that oats can lower the risk of prostate, breast, ovarian and colon cancers.