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oatmeal [AS. ate, oat, + mele, meal]
Ground, rolled, or steel-cut oats from which a cereal can be made. Oatmeal has several therapeutic uses. In the diet, it provides fiber, lowers cholesterol levels, and can safely be consumed by patients with wheat allergies or celiac sprue because it has no gliaden. Oatmeal is also sometimes used in tepid baths or soaps to sooth inflamed or irritated skin.
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Later, he describes oatmeal porridge
as 'Nectar of the Gods' providing the reader with the perfect recipe: 'for the hardy.
Cure it: Make some runny oatmeal porridge
, allow to cool, strain off liquid and scoop some into a sock.
There are language barriers as well; the old may call oatmeal porridge
and refrigerators iceboxes, for instance.