Oatmeal Swallow (fufu): nutrition, health benefits, calories, and how healthy?
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Oatmeal swallow benefits
Oat fufu nutrition
Is oat fufu healthy
Nigerian oatmeal Recipes
Oat fufu calories
Oatmeal swallow for weight loss
Oatmeal swallow brands in Nigeria
Health benefits of oatmeal
Oatmeal Fufu is an increasingly popular dish made with whole grain oats. Oatmeal Fufu is an healthier substitute for traditional Nigerian “swallows”. Before we go any further, I’ll briefly talk about the benefits of Oatmeal swallow.
Oatmeal is an appetite suppressor that can be an integral part to any weight loss diet.
It is low in calorie and rich in soluble fiber, which can help anyone feel fuller for longer, as it takes a long time to digest. This keeps hunger at bay, which can help you stay slim. Oatmeal is a carbohydrate and protein-rich source that provides calories and energy.
This helps the stomach empty its contents slowly, which affects blood sugar levels and has a positive effect on our insulin sensitivity. Oatmeal swallow reduces cholesterol and helps reduce blood pressure.
Oatmeal swallow benefits
* Reduces bad cholesterol absorbed in the bloodstream
* oatmeal fufu reduces the risk of heart disease
*Oatmeal swallow keeps blood sugar level stable (it has a very good control on blood sugar). Oatmeal swallow has low Glycemic Index and do not rapidly increase blood sugar as eba and cassava fufu does (these swallow have high Glycemic Index). Because of its low Glycemic index, oat fufu is perfect for diabetic patients.
*Oatmeal fufu reduces constipation and relieves irregular bowel movement… This is because it is very rich in fibres.
*Oat fufu Are Incredibly Nutritious and full of vitality… The different brands of oatmeal swallow in Nigeria are fortified with vitamin A.. Vitamin is good for eye sight.
*Oatmeal swallow Are Rich in Antioxidants, Including Avenanthramides.
*Oat fufu contain a Powerful Soluble Fiber called Beta-Glucan which helps to regulate bowel movement and prevent constipation.
*They Can Lower Cholesterol Levels and Protect LDL Cholesterol From Damage.
*Oats Can Improve Blood Sugar Control. Oatmeal swallow is good for diabetics.
*Oatmeal Is Very Filling Because of its Fibre Content and May Help You Lose Weight.
Calories of oatmeal swallow
A wrap of oat fufu contains 390 calories.
PREPARATION….Nigerian oatmeal Recipes
All you need to do is to get any brand of oatmeal fufu flour from the market. Prepare just as you make semo or wheat and serve with any soup of your choice 😋
See, it’s a win-win situation all the way. Oatmeal Fufu is very easy to make, please note that you need original Oats for this recipe, not the flavoured oats, just plain, old fashioned Oats..
Oat swallow can be paired with soups like Egusi, Okro, Efo riro, etc.. Good to know it has lower calories than eba, fufu, Amala or pounded yam.
I never feel bad when I eat oatmeal fufu no matter how big my portions is because it’s oatmeal. Another thing too is I can’t overeat this because oatmeal is high in fiber so at a certain point it’ll be enough.
Finally, it is important to note that oat fufu is healthy.
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