Oats for Weight Loss

Oats for Weight Loss

Did your New Year’s resolutions include a pledge to lose weight? One step you can take toward achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is adjusting your diet to include more fiber from whole grain sources. Fiber has major weight loss benefits, but unfortunately most of us aren’t getting enough of it.

Whole grains are a good source of fiber, and evidence consistently points to a higher intake of whole grains being associated with lower body weight, lower body mass index (BMI) and less weight gain.… Continue Reading

January is Oat Month

January is Oat Month

While there are days throughout the year that recognize oatmeal muffins, oatmeal cookies and even granola bars, January is Oat Month! That’s right – a whole 31 days dedicated to our favorite grain.

We think the Whole Grains Council picked the perfect month to celebrate oats. After all, January is the month of resolutions and the #1 resolution in the US last year was, you guessed it, to get healthy.… Continue Reading