Shilpa Shetty doesn't compromise with her eating habits, come what may. Her Instagram posts are proof. From practicing yoga to relishing lip-smacking delicacies, Shilpa remains true to her health. The actress is currently vacationing in London with husband Raj Kundra and their children Viaan and Samisha. Shilpa's sister, actress Shamita Shetty and their mother Sunanda Shetty are also in London. Well, we must add that Shilpa's latest upload has tantalised our taste buds. She has shared a snap of her yumilicious bowl of breakfast on Instagram Stories. What was it? Soaked oats with flax and chia seeds, along with a fruity garnish of apples, pomegranates, and blueberries. Did we hear delicious?
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Dieticians, health experts, and many celebrities, including Shilpa Shetty, have emphasised having a healthy and fulfilling breakfast. Oats is one decent pick. There are various health benefits of soaked oats, especially when they are kept overnight. A bowl of oats is easy to make and it gives you enough room to adjust the flavours, as per your taste. From adding fresh fruits to just drizzling honey on top, you can make the bowl healthier as well as tastier. Overnight soaked oats also rule out the procrastination we face every morning when it comes to preparing breakfast. Above all, this bowl of goodness has more than one health benefit. Let us take a look:
1. Relief From Constipation
Soaked oats make the stool bulkier and help to soak water, making it easy to pass through the colon, and ruling out the possibility of constipation.
2. Controls Sugar Levels
They have high fibre content and are loaded with complex carbohydrates, which slows down the conversion of this whole food to simple sugars. It keeps the blood sugar level in check.
3. Calms Hunger Hormones
A bowl of soaked oats will keep the hunger pangs at bay. It will also increase your satiety,
4. Hair Health
Oats have saponin, beta-glucan, and protein. All three elements support hair growth. While Saponin cleanses the scalp, the beta-glucan aids in moisture retention.
5. Hormone Balance
Gluten-free whole grain. Yes, oats are gluten-free and they contain tons of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants. Above all, they show insulin sensitivity, which plays a crucial role in balancing hormones.