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Doctor insights on: Oat Bran Side Effects

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Can oat bran be less bloating than rolled oats.?

Can oat bran be less bloating than rolled oats.?

Bloating: If oats cause bloating they will likely do so in any form, try a different source of fiber. ...Read more

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Can we mix oat fiber and oat bran ? And what is the %

Sure: Whatever seems right. Unless you really overdo it and get an impaction, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Is Oat Bran capsules a good way to reduce cholesterol?

It will some, but...: Eating oat bran is better for you and may have a more pronounced effect. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the difference b/w oat and oat bran?

Can any doc tell me what's the difference b/w oat and oat bran?

Oat and Oat Bran: I commend you for good choices for your Health. Oat bran contains about 50% more fiber and soluble fiber than oatmeal, making it more effective at lowering cholesterol and helping digestion. It also has more protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, phosphorus, riboflavin, magnesium, and zinc. continue good Diet! ...Read more

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Which has the most carbs; oat fiber or oat bran??

Which has the most carbs; oat fiber or oat bran??

Carbs in oat bran: From a brief Web search, it looks like the content is similar, i.e., approximately 3 to 4 grams of carbohydrate per tablespoon. When you read the label on the side of a container, be sure to note the volume. E.g., if it says 48 grams of carbohydrate in one cup, that is 3 grams per tablespoon (16 tablespoons in one cup). ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat that raisin bran crunch cereal if I have diverticulitis, it has oat clusters and regular oats in it as well.

Is it ok to eat that raisin bran crunch cereal if I have diverticulitis, it has oat clusters and regular oats in it as well.

It is fine: I don't think any foods cause diverticulitis. There is no evidence that seeds, nuts, etc can cause diverticulitis. By the time that stuff gets to your colon it is all the same consistency, so i tell my patients not to limit their diet if they have diverticulosis. ...Read more

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I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals.Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds,oat bran,wheat germ?

I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals.Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds,oat bran,wheat germ?

Keep it up: The options you suggest are healthy ones. You should eat according to your taste with an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains and a healthy source of lean protein. The key is to limit processed foods and sugar as much as possible. You are making healthy choices. Keep it up. ...Read more