4 – Oats for insulin sensitivity
Participants in a double-blind, controlled clinical who consumed foods which contained oat beta-glucan showed improvements in insulin sensitivity.
How to cook steel cut oats: Add a 1/4 teaspoon of salt to 3 cups of water and bring to the boil. Add 1 cup of steel cut oats, reducing heat to a low simmer. Occasionally stirring, cook covered with lid for 10 – 20 minutes. Remove from stove and leave it standing covered for a few minutes.
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