More oatmeal is eaten in January than in any other month

  • Most people add milk, sugar, and/or fruit
  • More unusual toppings are butter, peanut butter, eggnog, and cottage cheese.
  • Studies show that people who eat oatmeal have healthy hearts.
  • The soluble fiber in oatmeal can help to lower cholesterol.
  • Oatmeal might also reduce blood pressure.
  • A bowl of oatmeal keeps you feeling full — leads to less snacking in between meals

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