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What is the differences between Oat Bran and Oatmeal?

What Makes Oat Bran Different From Oatmeal?

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What is Oat bran?

• This is the by product of the separation of the bran from the other groat parts of an oat with the use of more than one kind of roller.
• It is a more processed food compared to oatmeal
• It is the bran part of the oat. It is not the whole oat itself.
• It doesn’t have flour or grain which makes it have less nutritional content compared to oatmeal.
• However, it has more fiber and protein than oatmeal. 1 cup of this food is equivalent to 20 g of protein and 18 g of fiber.
• It acts like a ‘cleaning’ agent when added to boiling water which is contained in bamboo shots. Thus, if you want to lessen the money that you’re spending on your cleaning materials at home, then you can do this alternative.
• In Japan, oat bran is used in washing and pickling dishes. This simply adds proof to the fact that oat bran is something that can be more than just a meal in our breakfast tables.
• It also serves as a bread enhancer for cereals and muffins. It basically makes these food products more delicious.

What is Oatmeal?

• It refers to flakes that are carefully rolled by oatmeal makers.
• Their size starts from 0.3 to 1 mm when it comes to thickness. This is the standard size that all oatmeal flakes have.
• It is a complete grounded groat or oat.
• One cup of oatmeal is equivalent to 12 g of protein and 8 g of fiber.
• It adds more texture to alcoholic drinks.
• It thickens canned foods such as chili con carne making them more delightful.
• It is the main ingredient in oatmeal cakes, cookies and porridge.

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