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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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[AS. ate, oat]
Grain or seed of a cereal grass used as food.

Patient discussion about oat

Q. What is the nutritional value of oats? I am having oats for my morning breakfast from last week, as I know it is good to have them. But what is the nutritional value of oats?

A. oats are rich with vitamins, energy and protein. makes a wonderful breakfast! (at least when my wife makes it!!).
here's a link to a nutritional value list of oats:

and here's a link to some recipes!:
bread - http://momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.com/2008/12/toasted-oatmeal-bread.html

Biscuits - http://www.vegan-food.net/recipe/927/Oatmeal-Raisin-Cookies/

oatmeal- http://www.fatfree.com/recipes/breakfast/oatmeal

bon apetite!

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Evaluation of modulus of elasticity in static bending of particleboards manufactured with Eucalyptus grandis wood and oat hulls. Acta Scientiarum.
Oat hulls as addition to high density panels production.
Experimental design adopted Treatments (Tr) % OH % Adhes TA Tr1 0 11 MF Tr2 0 11 PU Tr3 0 13 MF Tr4 0 13 PU Tr5 25 11 MF Tr6 25 11 PU Tr7 25 13 MF Tr8 25 13 PU Tr9 50 11 MF Tr10 50 11 PU Tr11 50 13 MF Tr12 50 13 PU Tr13 75 11 MF Tr14 75 11 PU Tr15 75 13 MF Tr16 75 13 PU Tr17 100 11 MF Tr18 100 11 PU Tr19 100 13 MF Tr20 100 13 PU Tr - Treatment; % OH - Oat hulls percentage; % Adhes - Adhesive percentage; TA - Type of adhesive; MF -Melamine formaldehyde adhesive; PU - Polyurethane adhesive based on castor oil Table 2.
According to Table 2, the panels manufactured with up to 15% oat hulls (treatments 1 to 6) provided the highest average MOE values.
Panels produced with up to 15% oat hulls (treatments 1 to 6) had the highest average MOE values;
T Amounts of constituents 1 10% adhesive 2 100% Eucalyptus grandis 12% adhesive 3 14% adhesive 4 10% adhesive 5 (85% Eucalyptus grandis - 15% Oat hulls) 12% adhesive 6 14% adhesive 7 10% adhesive 8 (70% Eucalyptus grandis - 30% Oat hulls) 12% adhesive 9 14% adhesive 10 10% adhesive 11 100% Oat hulls 12% adhesive 12 14% adhesive Table 2.
The average fiber content was typically high (32.30%) compared with the other by-products such as wheat bran (6.84%), oat hull (8.70%) and rice bran (11.35%) (Mujahid et al., 2003; Gonzalez-Alvarado et al., 2007; Wan et al., 2009).
Honorable Mentions ([check]) have more than a trivial amount of refined flour, but it comes after whole grain, or they have more "isolated" fibers (like oat hull fiber) than whole grain.
The filler types in the PF formulations were: 1) a 65 percent English (E.) walnut shell flour/35 percent oat hull furfural residue blend; 2) an oat hull furfural residue; 3) an Asian source furfural residue; 4) an E.
Four panels each of southern pine plywood utilizing the Asian source furfural residue and oat hull furfural residue were re-glued at Mississippi's Forest Products Laboratory for knife wear re-verification.
"Nobody else at the time was burning oat hulls around here," says Glen Mowery, director of utilities and energy management at The University of Iowa.
Early costs related to modifying the power production system to accommodate the oat hulls totaled about $1 million.