Ten Reasons To Eat Oatmeal, Item 2 / 10
We known this childhood dish - oatmeal - is not only nutritious and delicious food, but is the key to health and longevity. Read about the beneficial properties of oatmeal and find 10 good reasons for deciding to eat oatmeal every day.
2. Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes
2. According to the research of scientists from Harvard University, the regular consumption of oatmeal reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Scientists came to this conclusion after analyzing the observations of the lifestyle, nutrition and health status of more than one hundred thousand people for 14 years. The study authors have shown that people who regularly ate oatmeal (or brown rice, which is also rich in fiber), rarely sick cardiovascular disease. They also noted that the oatmeal is an excellent food for athletes, especially for breakfast. The results of these studies have been published in the pages of 'JAMA: Internal Medicine'.