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HEALTHY BODY MAKES HEALTHY MIND (11)

 

Sangeetha

 

OAT MEAL

Oatmeal,with a special strand of fiber known as beta-glucan,lowers cholesterol,protects the heart and boosts the immune system.Its also rich in magnesium,which reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes.

For many kids, there can be no worse breakfast than oatmeal. They’ll eat pancakes and waffles and cereal, but they won’t touch oatmeal. But what many kids, and many adults, don’t realize is that just one bowl of oatmeal a day can keep the doctor away. It’s full of fiber and just one cup contains almost 26 micrograms of folate, and more than 10 grams of protein. Oatmeal also has many other amazing health benefits, like the ones listed below.
10 Awesome Health Benefits Of Oatmeal:
1. Oatmeal Lowers Cholesterol
2. It Can Reduce The Risk Of Developing High Blood Pressure
3. It’s Full Of Antioxidants
4. It Prevents The Arteries From Hardening
5. Oatmeal Can Prevent The Development Of Breast Cancer
6. It Stabilizes Blood Sugar
7. It Will Also Prevent The Development of Diabetes
8. It Gives The Immune System a Boost.
9. Eating Oatmeal Can Prevent Weight gain.
10. Those Who Can’t Eat Gluten Can Eat Oatmeal.

If you eat more oatmeal you can drastically improve the quality of your life in a healthy way.Oatmeal contains a special type of antioxidant called avenanthramide. Avenanthramides not only protect against heart disease, they also prevent the arteries from hardening. A study conducted in the UK found that pre-menopausal women reduced their risk of developing breast cancer by 41 percent just by eating fiber from whole grains.
It’s recommended that postmenopausal women, who tend to develop high blood pressure, should eat six servings of oatmeal or other whole grains on a weekly basis. Studies show that men can also reduce their risk of heart failure if they eat one bowl of whole grain cereal or oatmeal, per day.
OATS DOSA

How to make Oats Dosa
Makes 4 Dosas

Oats – 100 grams ( I used saffola oats)

Rice flour – 2 tbsp

Rava/Sooji – 2 tbsp
Buttermilk – 1/4 cup
Green Chilli – 1 finely chopped
Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp finely chopped
Cumin/jeera seeds – 1 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt as required


Sesame seed oil for making dosa

Preparation

Dry grind the oats just for a few seconds.

Method

1.Mix all the above ingredients except oil, to a dosa batter consistency adding needed water. Let is sit for 15 minutes.

2.Heat a non stick tawa, pour a ladle of batter and spread it in a circular motion as you do for normal dosa. Drizzle oil around the dosa.
When paired with vitamin C, the cardiovascular benefits of oatmeal are enhanced, so drink a glass of orange juice or eat some citrus with your oatmeal.
You can also try making oats idli,upmas,in your own style .Eat healthy,live better.

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