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What is oatmeal?
A: Oatmeal is a preparation of oats that have been de-husked, steamed, and flattened, or a coarse flour of hulled oat grains (groats) that have either been milled (ground) or steel-cut.

Ground oats are also called what?
A: White oats.

Steel-cut oats are known as what?
A: Coarse oatmeal, Irish oatmeal, or pinhead oats.

Rolled oats were traditionally thick old-fashioned oats but can be made what?
A: Thinner or smaller and may be categorized as quick oatmeal or instant oat meal depending on the cooking time required.

What determines the cooking time?
A: Cooking time is determined by the size of the oats and the amount of precooking.


The oat grains are de-husked by impact and are then what?
A: Heated and cooled to stabilize the groats, the seed inside the husk.

The groats may be milled to produce what?
A: Fine, medium, or coarse oatmeal.

Steel-cut oats may be small and contain what?
A: Broken groats from the de-husking process.

Rolled oats are steamed and flattened what?
A: Whole oat groats.

Old-fashioned oats may be thick and require what?
A: A longer cooking time.


Quick cooking rolled oats are cut into small pieces before being what?
A: Steamed and rolled.

Instant oatmeal is cooked and dried, often with what?
A: A sweetener and flavorings added.

Both types of rolled oats may be eaten uncooked, as in muesli, or may be cooked with water or milk to make what?
A: Porridge.

 In some countries, rolled oats are eaten raw or toasted with what?
A: Milk and sugar, sometimes with raisins added, as in muesli.

The term 'oatmeal' sometimes refers to a porridge made from what?
A: The bran or fibrous husk as well as from the kernel or groat.


Rolled oats are often used as a key ingredient in what?
A: Granola, in which toasted oats are blended with sugar and/or nuts and raisins, and in granola bars.

Oats may also be added to foods as an accent, as in what?
A: The topping on many oat bran breads and as the coating on Caboc cheese.

Oatmeal is also used as a thickening agent in what?
A: In savory Arabic or Egyptian meat-and-vegetable soups, and sometimes as a way of adding relatively low-cost fiber and nutritional content to meatloaf.

Unenriched oatmeal, cooked by boiling or microwave, is 84% what?
A: Water, and contains 12% carbohydrates, including 2% dietary fiber, and 2% each of protein and fat.

A 100-gram serving of cooked oatmeal provides how many calories?
A: 71 Calories.


Oatmeal and other oat products were the subject of a 1997 ruling by the Food and Drug Administration that consuming oat bran or whole rolled oats can do what?
A: Lower the risk of heart disease.

A similar conclusion was reached in 2010 by whom?
A: The European Food Safety Authority.

Why does oatmeal have a long history in Scottish culinary tradition?
A: Because oats are better suited than wheat to the country's low temperatures and high humidity.

As a result, oats became what?
A: The staple grain of Scotland.

The ancient universities of Scotland had a holiday called Meal Monday for what reason?
A: To permit students to return to their farms and collect more oats for food.

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