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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.


member of the plant genus Avena in the family Poaceae.

see avenasativa.
oat grain
seed of Avena sativa, and as 'oats' the favored grain for the feeding of horses. Too light in energy concentration for the heavy feeding of ruminants.
oat grass
Avena pubescens. See also oatgrass.
oat hair calculi
large, intestinal trichobezoars composed entirely of oat hairs and capable of causing intestinal obstruction.
oat hay
made from cereal oat crop (Avena sativa) it is a popular feed for herbivores but it may have a high nitrate content if it has been well fertilized, and if it gets moldy and overheated, develops a high nitrite content and is poisonous. See also nitrite poisoning.
oat hulls
a high-fiber, low-protein, low-energy feed.
oat sickness
stiffness and restriction of movement in horses soon after a heavy feed of grain; a vague syndrome thought to be due to sensitivity to grain of any sort in particular horses.
oat straw
used as bedding and as feed when supplemented with a nitrogen-rich feed such as urea. Like oaten hay may cause nitrite poisoning if moldy.

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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One Oaty Goodness will provide nutrition to thousands of hungry children.
MINCE AND OATY DUMPLINGS Ingredients Spray oil 400g lean steak mince 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 sticks celery, chopped 4 carrots, cut into matchstick strips 600ml hot beef stock (made with 1 beef Oxo cube) Few shakes of Worcestershire sauce Few sprigs of sage and thyme 1 bay leaf Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp cornflour For the oaty dumplings: 60g wholemeal self-raising flour 30g oatmeal or Hamlyns Scottish porridge oats 2 tbsp low-fat spread 2 tbsp chopped parsley, sage, thyme Cold water Method Lightly spray a large saucepan with oil and place over a low heat.
And as part of National Porridge Week, families are being encouraged to get round the breakfast table and feast on some oaty treats.
Big oaty rocks of crumble rallied against the sweet, stringy fruit cutting through the baked custard, which I think was infused with fennel.
There are also two great breakfast deals: an ovenbaked breakfast bacon roll or breakfast sausage roll, plus a regular hot drink or orange juice 250ml; or Oaty porridge and orange juice 250ml (please pop in to your local Greggs for pricing details).
OATY TREATS: Mrs Crimble's have launched a new range of oat flapjacks.
People are certainly becoming more health conscious and the bread makes a nice alternative for breakfast to other oaty products such as porridge.
Bakery ingredient specialist, CSM United Kingdom, announce the launch of their new Readi-Bake Rocky Road Mini Bites to add to their existing and highly successful Mini Bite range, that includes light, oaty flapjack, rich, buttery shortbread and moist, chocolaty brownies.
After the gurnard experiment, J perused the pudding menu for something offering old-fashioned comfort and found it in an oaty fruit crumble with ice cream (pounds 4.
Using a natural oaty colour rather than stark white on the ceiling will engender intimacy.
Locke & Remedy, Cardiff"All of the constituent parts were distinguishable and actually brought something to the dish; from the herby taste and oaty texture of the crumbly black pudding to the sticky double cheese, the pleasant crunch of a fresh beef tomato and a creamy mustard mayo, this was a very impressive and creative burger.
David said: "Scotland's national dish is deliciously versatile - with its rich earthy flavour and oaty texture, haggis makes a fantastic alternative to vegetable and chicken pakora.