While there is a battle between what style is best, steel cut oats have long been touted to have the most benefits, better texture, and taste.
Oats alone are a great source of protein and fiber (soluble and insoluble), but according to livestrong.com, steel cut oats the benefits are maximized because of the way they are processed. The steel blades which cut the eats into slices, helps it retain even more fiber and protein than rolled oats. It’s also high in iron.
A regular diet of this style of oats yields various health effect including decreasing your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and obesity.
A 2003 study published in the “Archives of Internal Medicine”, linked fiber intake with a significant less chance of developing heart disease. The effects may be due to the fact, the soluble fiber inhibits absorption of cholesterol and lower LDL, preventing bad cholesterol levels.
American Diabetes Association says steel cut oats are good for people trying to control their blood-sugar levels.
Steel cut oats are also helpful in weight control since they are quite filling and nutritious .
Now, this type of breakfast may sound boring but add your favorite fruit and nuts to make it even more tasty.