Health Tip Of the Day: BENEFITS Of PORRIDGE

Posted: June 4, 2012 in Health

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Health Tip Of the Day

BENEFITS Of PORRIDGE

· Porridge stabilizes blood sugar levels and according to studies, eating porridge on a regular basis helps in reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes by absorbing sugar from the gut and reducing the need for large quantities of insulin to be released.

· It is rich in fiber and therefore helps in preventing heart disease, Many studies have found that people who eat a lot of fiber rich foods are less likely to suffer from heart disease.

· Eating porridge helps to reduce blood cholesterol and improve blood flow, According to studies, the cholesterol-lowering effects of oats are due to the oat soluble fiber beta-glucan.

· Eating porridge helps the brain to produce serotonin, Serotonin is a brain transmitter that helps keep our spirits up and our appetites down.

· Porridge being an excellent source of folic acid reduces the chances…

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