Oats consumed daily can help lower cholesterol. Oats contain beta-glucan, a spongy, soluble fiber that collects the precursors of cholesterol in the intestines and removes them from the body.
Oats may also help lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients.
Oats contain hard-to-find antioxidants, similar to vitamin E, known as tocotrienols.
Dietary fiber and protein in oats make you feel full, which may control overeating.