International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition

International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition


International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Acceptability & incorporation of oats in the Indian diet


Preeti Khanna, Sumit Mohan

This article is intended to focus on the incorporation of oats in the Indian diets. Oats have a functional nutritional & therapeutic profile. Intake of oats (soluble fibre, beta glucan) helps in the management of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases & weight management. The health benefits may be attributed to it’s physicochemical properties (such as viscosity, molecular weight) which can be affected by extraction methods and its behavior in gastrointestinal tract. Thus it is very important to incorporate oats in the traditional Indian diet & recipes.
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