Edible properties of oats
What is oats?
A drawing of oats. (More food drawings)
These grains are covered by a layer called the pericarp, which is light brown.
If we remove that layer, we get the oat grain in its natural form: light brown on the outside and with a beige-white color inside.
Oats has a mild neutral flavor.
What are the main nutrients of oats? Composition of oats
As an energy source, 100 g of oats give us 389 calories.
Their proportion of nutrients is divided into:
Vitamins and minerals in oats:
Oats is rich in potassium and phosphorus, but it also contains lesser amount of magnesium, calcium, and even small amounts of iron, zinc and sodium.
Oats is a cereal rich in B vitamins, but it also provides with small amounts of vitamin E.
Nutritional characteristics of oats
Oats can be eaten as oatmeal, widely used in breakfast.
Oats in the kitchen
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