April 04, 2016, 19:34
Oatmeal lovers have every chance to forget where the pharmacy is located and not spend money on expensive medicines. After all, oats are a real storehouse of health. It contains vegetable proteins, B vitamins, selenium, biotin, magnesium, potassium, iron and fiber.
The high fiber content in oatmeal has a positive effect on the work of the heart, helps lower cholesterol and cleanse blood vessels. It is no coincidence that cardiologists recommend eating oatmeal every morning. The fiber contained in oats absorbs toxins, removes toxins, and helps cleanse the body, so it can be recommended to anyone who wants to lose weight.
Oatmeal is an excellent breakfast: hearty, nutritious, giving energy.
Oatmeal does not have to be served as porridge. Oatmeal can be added to meatballs, cottage cheese casserole, pancake dough.
And what delicious and healthy cookies you can bake and pamper your family! Here is our favorite recipe: melt 100 g of butter, add 3 cups of oatmeal, 3 tbsp. spoons of sugar, 1 egg, honey, raisins, walnuts — to taste. Take the mass with a spoon and spread on a greased baking sheet.
Kissel and decoction of oats
And oatmeal is widely used in dietary nutrition, because. has an anti-inflammatory effect on the gastrointestinal tract, improves digestion. Oatmeal jelly is very useful. Perhaps it is not as tasty as we would like, but for people suffering from gastritis, it will become an indispensable assistant, because it has an enveloping property. The recipe is simple: 2–3 tbsp. grind spoons of oat grains in a coffee grinder, pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, insist in a thermos for 3 hours.
For healthy digestion, everyone is recommended to drink a glass of oatmeal broth before breakfast: add 1 tbsp to 0.5 liters of water. a spoonful of oatmeal and boil for 30 minutes (without salt and sugar!), strain. You can improve the taste by adding honey.
Oats have long been used in folk medicine: with bronchitis, persistent cough, a decoction of oats will help: 2 tbsp. l. mix oats with the same amount of raisins, pour 1.5 liters of cold boiled water. Cook covered over very low heat until half of the liquid has evaporated. Cool slightly, strain, add 1 tbsp. spoons of honey. Take 1 tbsp. spoon 5–6 times a day. This tool is especially useful for children.
Source: Home Doctor magazine
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