If there was one carb you had to eat for the rest of your life that would improve your health and help you to lose weight, it would be oatmeal. The list of nutritional benefits that come from a bowl of oats goes on-and-on, and there’s a lot of healthy things that happen to your body when you eat oatmeal.
Plus, oatmeal is an incredibly versatile ingredient! Along with being the star player in our list of overnight oat recipes, you can also use it as a way to boost the nutrients in all kinds of recipes—like cookies, pancakes, and even smoothies! but there is something about oatmeal that makes it ‘not-so-healthy’ for us to consume. No, we don’t disapprove of its health benefits or how it helps facilitate weight loss, keeps heart healthy, and is an excellent source of healthy carbs and fibre. The tricky thing is to know which kind of oats, or oatmeal, possess all these qualities, and which ones are just unhealthy.