Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in fruits, vegetables, and grain products like oats that contain of dietary fiber, particularly soluble fiber, may reduce the risk of heart disease. Oats help you feel fuller longer, which helps control your weight.
Oats may also help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, since their soluble fiber helps control blood sugar. Oats are higher in protein and healthy fats, lower in carbohydrates than most other whole grains.
They contain more soluble fiber than any other grain. They also have the best amino acid balance of all the cereal grains.