October 29, 2011

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Today is National Oatmeal Day + a coupon

 Today, October 29th is National Oatmeal Day, so we wanted to send along a handful of fun facts about why this time-honored breakfast should be celebrated.
  • Remember oatmeal baths from when you had the chicken pox? Well, oatmeal baths can also be used for relief from poison ivy, insect bites, sunburns and dry skin!
  • Having a light snack -- like a bowl of oatmeal -- a few hours before bedtime may help you sleep better, says Mayoclinic doctor.
  • They can be enjoyed sweet or savory.  Try some of these dinner recipes from Time magazine.
  • According to Real Simple contributor and registered dietitian Susan Kleiner, Ph.D., eating the same breakfast everyday "like oatmeal with seeds and nuts"  is one quick ritual for a better day. Read more here.
  • Whether it's steel-cut or instant, an oat is an oat is an oat, says Cooking Light.  Flattening and steaming does not remove whole-grain benefits, so you get all of the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and oaty fiber from either type.
This National Oatmeal Day, be sure to celebrate with a quick and delicious bowl of Better Oats.  Our instant oatmeal can be enjoyed for breakfast on hectic mornings, as an afternoon treat, for dinner or as a late-night snack!  Made with 100% whole grain oats and flax seeds in every pouch, our 23 varieties of Better Oats are sure to keep you and your family satisfied. 

Better Oats is  offering a "Buy three, Save $1.00" coupon on their Facebook page!
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