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Are You So Over Oatmeal?

Are You So Over Oatmeal?

Have you had it with your morning oatmeal? Here are some reasons -- and ways -- to rekindle the love affair.

First, consider this: A 13-year study recently revealed that people who ate substantial amounts of oatmeal and other whole-grain cereals and breads were less likely to end up in a hospital because of heart failure.

How to Rekindle the Love Affair
Next, if you’ve lost your love for oatmeal, try these easy, delicious twists on the steamy dish. They’ll have you loving that bowl of filling goodness again in no time.

What’s in an Oat?
Researchers suspect that the fiber and nutrients in grains are behind the heart-healthy effects of whole-grain eating. So just remember that when you’re cooking with oats -- or any whole grain -- the less processed it is, the better.

Medically reviewed in March 2019.

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