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Old 08-31-2010, 07:49 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by Sue J View Post
In my store steel cut oats are $5.79 and old fashioned oats are $1.75.

I've been craving oatmeal lately, maybe I'll try the steel cut oats and see if I like them $4 more than the old fashioned.
My triglycerides were a little high a while back, so I tried eating steel-cut oats for breakfast (among other things), to see if it would help. Six months later, I had another blood test, and the triglycerides were even higher. So, oats definitely didn't help me at all. They're still loaded with carbs, like all grains. Here's another article from Dr. Davis that supports this:

Cholesterol - Oatmeal: Heart healthy. . . or Not?

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