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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.
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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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Then dip it into the beaten egg and finally into the oaty mixture, making sure it is fully covered.
1 THE BAR'S THE STAR These hearty oaty bars are not too sweet and make a great quick - but filling - fix between meals.
4 Place your oaty mix into your lined tin and press down with the back of a spoon until the top is smooth.
www.craigies.co.uk INGREDIENTS 250g Island Bakery Crumbles (or other oaty biscuits) crushed 75g butter, melted 200g Philadelphia cream cheese, softened 250g Ochil fudge (available at Craigies), chilled then roughly grated 600ml double cream, lightly whipped METHOD 1.
The Fabulous Bakers Fabulous Oaty Bars, PS1.79 for 4 , Sainsbury's, Asda Fruity, oaty, sticky, chewy, sweet, these come in three flavours: berry, mango & pineapple and our favourite, gooey banana.
RUDOLPH'S CARROT FLAPJACKS These moist oaty slices are packed full of fruits, seeds and spices - a great bake to make with the kids.
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.
Using a natural oaty colour rather than stark white on the ceiling will engender intimacy.
Organix Goodies Apple & Orange Soft Oaty Bars, which show a cartoon girl, have 8.1g per 30g - over 50% of the daily level.