RECIPE: Antioxidant Oatmeal

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A healthy, hearty, and delicious way to start your day.

Water, peanut butter, & blueberries

Cal: 320
Fat: 11g
Sodium: 65mg
Protein: 8g

»Blueberries contain notable levels of manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K, and dietary fiber.

Almond milk, raisins & cinnamon-brown sugar

Cal: 320
Fat: 4.5g
Sodium: 95mg
Protein: 8g

»Raisins eaten daily for four weeks decreaed the level of circulating LDL (“bad” cholesterol) in a UC Davis Study

»Cinnamon slows the rate at which the stomach empties after meals, helping reduce rise in blood sugar after eating.

Nonfat Milk, walnuts & cranberries

Cal:360
Fat: 12g
Sodium: 80mg
Protein: 15g

»Cranberries contain more antioxidant phenols than 19 commonly eaten fruits, helping prevent heart disease and cancer.

»Walnuts ranked second only to blackberries in terms of antioxidants content. Loaded with protein and fiber, and Alpha-Linolenic-Acid (ALA) which has been linked to reduce risk of heart disease. One-quarter cup of walnuts provides the ALA you need in a day.

 

Originally from PRO Pulse May-June 2011

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