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Why is oatmeal a healthy breakfast?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
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In brief: Fiber

Oatmeal is high in fiber, and a natural whole grain.
It can help lower your cholesterol level when taken as part of a heart healthy diet. It is also a source of complex carbohydrates which your body needs in the morning to sustain your metabolism and provide energy for the next few hours.

In brief: Fiber

Oatmeal is high in fiber, and a natural whole grain.
It can help lower your cholesterol level when taken as part of a heart healthy diet. It is also a source of complex carbohydrates which your body needs in the morning to sustain your metabolism and provide energy for the next few hours.
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: It's the fiber.

People tout the health benefits of oatmeal based on its existence as a source of fiber, which is amusing as there are plenty of cold breakfast cereals with lots more fiber than oatmeal.
But as a choice for a hot breakfast, it's wise.

In brief: It's the fiber.

People tout the health benefits of oatmeal based on its existence as a source of fiber, which is amusing as there are plenty of cold breakfast cereals with lots more fiber than oatmeal.
But as a choice for a hot breakfast, it's wise.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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