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A 24-year-old male asked about a 54-year-old female:

is there any side effect for oatmeal?

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Dr. Derek Isenberg
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
No: oatmeal is a great food for healtH
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Used for what: Are you using it for a skin paste? Or are you consuming it?
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Not usually: Oatmeal is very healthy. It has a lot of fiber so if you have been eating a very low fiber diet then adding oatmeal can cause a lot of oatmeal it can cause some bloating and gas, but this should resolve as soon as your body becomes adjusted to it. Add some fruit and it makes a great breakfast. Enjoy
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Sure R Side effects: I find that one of the most troublesome and consistent side effects following a bowl of good piping hot, steaming, delicious oatmeal together with dried fruit toppings, blueberries, and UNprocessed (but pasteurized) honey, using non fat steamed milk is that I want at least 1 more bowl...and if there's time....I want another one....especially now the weather is getting a little cooler.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it healthy to eat oatmeal every morning?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Generally yes: Steel cut oats are the healthiest because they are the least processed and retain most of the nutritional value of oats with thiamine, iron, calcium. Magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese. Also high fiber content, low in cholesterol, and low glycemic index.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is oatmeal actually that healthy?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Generally yes: Steel cut oats are the healthiest because they are the least processed and retain most of the nutritional value of oats with thiamine, iron, calcium. Magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese. Also high fiber content, low in cholesterol, and low glycemic index.
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A female asked:

Does oatmeal contain any soy?

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Dr. Cynthia Lu
General Practice 16 years experience
It should not: But in the processing, if soy is also on the conveyor belt, there may be cross contamination. Best to read the label and call the manufacture of the product you purchased.
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A 29-year-old male asked:

Is quinoa a good replacement for oatmeal?

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Dr. Michael Depietro
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Nutritionally yes: Nutritionally in terms of calories and protein content as well as fiber they are similar. In terms of how palatable each is.. Well your mileage may vary.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Can i eat oatmeal before bed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is an excellent: Snack. Before bed is ok if you are not excessive. Slow cook oatmeal for a filling snack with soluble fiber that can help to reduce your LDL cholesterol.

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