we love including these wonder grains in many of our edibles. they’re a gluten free whole grain, contain more protein and fat than most grains and are a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. giving us many health benefits including weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.
oats are a good source of carbs and both soluble and insoluble fiber, including the powerful soluble fiber beta-glucan. along with the digestion benefits we all know comes from consuming fiber, many studies have shown that the beta-glucan fiber in oats is effective at reducing both total and ldl cholestrol levels without affecting the good hdl cholesterol. this same beta-glucan has been shown to help raise our immunity levels and eliminate bacteria.
lignan, a compound in oats which helps prevent cardiovascular disease can also help reduce chances of hormone-related cancers like breast, prostate and ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. if you suffer from high blood pressure, a daily dose of oats will help combat this problem and in turn, lower risk of hypertension.
not only will it enhance your inside, but oats have been used for generations as a soothing agent to relieve itch and irritation while also providing an array of benefits for the skin by normalising the skin’s pH while moisturising and softening the skin.
featured in our chocolate tarts, granola bars and hemp bars.