Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
Anti-fungal
Fights free radicals
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Increases immunity
Increases stamina
Inhibits cancer cell growth
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of diabetes
May reduce risk of heart disease
May regulate blood sugar
May regulate heart rate
Prevents sinusitis
Promotes heart health
Provides energy
Reduces risk of breast cancer
Relieves PMS

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1/2 cup uncooked; Calories: 150; Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 27g; Fiber:4g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 5g; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 10%DV

Did You Know?

  • Oats are gluten free!
  • Oats stay in your stomach longer than other foods making you feel full longer.
  • A Harvard study on 21,000 participants over 19 years showed that men who ate a morning bowl of "whole grain unrefined cereal" AKA OATS, had a 29% lower risk of heart failure!
  • The majority of the fiber in oats is soluble, mostly a fiber called beta-glucan
  • Rolled oats are flattned under pressure, steel cut are the whole oat groat

Ways to Eat:

  • As oatmeal
  • In baked goods, such as breads, cookies, etc
  • Blended
  • Cooked with vegetables, meats, etc.
  • As Muesli (rolled oats soaked in milk overnight)
  • Kim's Simple Meals!
    • Kim's has a variety of delicious meals that are made from OATS! Each meal is quick, easy and satisfying, and is hand crafted to fit your taste!

Check out our friend's from Kim's Simple Meals and all of the different meals you can choose from!

Farming Trivia:

  • Oats were originally considered a nuisance weed, to be pulled up and burned when they appeared in fields of wheat and barley
  • Only 5% of oats grown worldwide are consumed by humans today
  • Russia, Canada, the United States, Finland, and Poland are the world’s leading producers of oats

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.