Eating Done Right: Oatmeal – Food of the Week

Posted on 05/14/2013 by |Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthFor sheer versatility, oatmeal is hard to beat. Besides serving as a hearty breakfast cereal, oatmeal can be added to meat loaf or baked in cookies, cakes, bread, muffins and scones. Oatmeal can also be ground in a blender to create oat flour that can be used as a coating for fish or chicken. Oatmeal is credited with numerous health benefits. Regularly consuming oatmeal lowers cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease. Oatmeal also enhances the immune system’s …

The Healthiest Fast Food Oatmeals

Posted on 10/3/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthOatmeal is a hearty, healthy breakfast option, and now you can even find it at your favorite fast-food chain or take-out café. It’s a warm and wise choice for starting the day. Studies show that regularly eating oatmeal, which is low in fat and high in fiber, helps reduce cholesterol and decrease blood pressure, as well as lessen the risk for diabetes — assuming you’re not overloading your bowl with sugary toppings, of course. O-to-go probably got its biggest boost …

Breakfast Cereal: Fight Cancer With One Bowl A Day

Posted on 11/16/2011 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWhat’s in your bowl? If it’s high-fiber breakfast cereal, it’s helping you cut your risk of colon cancer. Americans between the ages of 50 and 75 are at the highest risk for the disease, the third most common form of cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. A new study, published online in the British Medical Journal, looked at the relationship between diets high in whole grains and cereal fiber and the risk of colorectal cancer. The researchers analyzed …