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Alternative nutrition
Oats are regarded by many as a healthy food; they are rich in beta-glucans, a type of soluble fibre, which reduces serum cholesterol by up to 10%. Oats also contains avenalin and avenin, proteins which are nearly as high in quality as soy protein and equal to that of meat, milk and eggs; the protein yield of hull-less kernel is up to 24%, the highest of all cereals.

Herbal medicine
An annual grass that contains proteins (e.g., avenalin), alkaloids (e.g., trigonelline), fats, minerals (calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc), saponins, a sterol flavonoid and vitamin B; they are used as a nerve tonic and for depression and insomnia.
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She handled the groat coin and said she'd try psychometry - an ability where she could pick up the history of an object just by holding it.
Down on the flats below the Groat residence (Government House) was the post of the North West Co.
The regulation thus undermines the conclusion, crucial to the Groat decision, that the laboratory bears the burden on medical necessity.
Visitors can redeem their Exmoor Groats against a variety of offers such as 20% off a stay at Higher Riscombe Farm, Exford; a free bottle of wine with a meal for two at Holworthy Farm, Brompton Regis, and 10% off a fly-fishing lesson with John Dawson or an Exmoor Safari booked at the White Horse Inn, Exford.
The harvested grain was cleaned with a Clipper (Bluffton, IN) Model 400 Office Tester and Cleaner fitted with a 4.75- x 19-mm oblong hole sieve and with aspiration adjusted so that kernels containing a groat were not removed.
After dehulling, the groats are cut, flaked, or ground into flour.
GROAT PROTEIN AND OIL CONTENT are major quality traits in oat.
Personally, I don't know what all the fuss is about, because true patriots like me never accepted the pound anyway and are still battling valiantly to reinstate the groat as our national unit of currency.
Groat. According to the report, more than 6,500 interlopers have established themselves in the United States, including 91 mollusks, more than 2,000 insects and arachnids, and 239 plant pathogens.
Jim Groat, director of Cenprime, said the market had been running at a loss for some time and that the closure had now become unavoidable.
CHARACTERISTICS most commonly used to describe oat quality include test weight, groat percentage, groat weight, and groat composition.
Ken Groat, Tjornborn Riise and Stewart Hunter now face an inquiry by council bosses on Shetland.