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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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Struan McArthur came closest to an equaliser with a header which flew wide of target, while Mark Macadie forced a fine save from Beattie as Groats looked to kill off the tie.
The 14-stage route is a work in progress, thanks to volunteer helpers and a small associated charity, Friends of the John o' Groats Trail.
This year we want to do something amazing, and we have decided to be the first people with Duchenne to complete the Land's End to John o' Groats Challenge in our power chairs.
UK public Wi-Fi network operator Highland Wi-Fi announced on Friday the launch of its latest Wi-Fi location in John O' Groats, Scotland.
The 17 miles on the last day from Wicks to John O''Groats was really tough.
In June he will set off on the latest chapter of his high octane existence - a 900-mile trip from Lands End to John O''Groats by hand cycle to raise money for Oswestry's Gobowen Spinal Unit and Help the Heroes.
He isn't the only biker at BHB Architects to get in the saddle for charity, for associate Mark Williams is currently training hard to pedal unaided from Land's End to John O' Groats in early August.
TV wildman Matt Pritchard is planning a massive party before he leavesWales to run from John o' Groats to Land's End.
Twelve men - including staff at Middlesbrough College and ex-soldiers - will complete a charity bike ride from Land's End to John O Groats from May 23 to 29.
Groats can be downloaded online or collected from local tourism businesses in and around the National Park, which straddles West Somerset and North Devon.
Different types of processing are then used to produce the various types of oat products, which are generally used to make breakfast cereals, baked goods and stuffings: After oats have been cleaned, toasted, hulled and cleaned again, they become oat groats (which still contain most of the original nutrients).
We are paying 48 cents per pound for whole oat groats.