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oat

1. an erect annual grass, Avena sativa, grown in temperate regions for its edible seed
2. the seeds or fruits of this grass
3. any of various other grasses of the genus Avena, such as the wild oat
4. Poetic Music a flute made from an oat straw

oat

[ōt]
(botany)
Any plant of the genus Avena in the family Graminae, cultivated as an agricultural crop for its seed, a cereal grain, and for straw.
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In fact, we found dozens of cereals with added isolated fibers like inulin (chicory root fiber), soy fiber, oat fiber, soluble corn fiber, and soluble wheat fiber.
Scientists at SunOpta Ingredients wanted to determine if oat fibers would affect a product's oil content, and whether it is more effective to add oat fiber to the center of a fried food or in the outer battered layer.
3 g of L-arginine as well as antioxidant vitamins and minerals, folic acid, and B vitamins in a soy protein and oat fiber base.
Oatrim is a powdered, soluble oat fiber that an ARS researcher in Peoria, Illinois, originally developed as a natural, low-calorie fat substitute in foods.
Inglett also has created a one-ounce chocolate bar containing Z-Trim, oat fiber, artificial sweetener and beta-glucan from Oatrim-10, another fat substitute he developed.
The importance of such products is to get oat fiber into the diets of Americans in a way which is convenient," Dr.
It contains rice bran, beets, carrots, oat bran concentrate, oat fiber, and apple pectin as well as several health-promoting phytonutrients that: protect against cellular damage; provide protection to the liver and colon; support the function of the liver and kidneys; and participate in many important chemical reactions in the body.
While the first ingredient is whole-grain wheat flour, most of the crackers' extra fiber comes from the isolated oat fiber that Nabisco adds.
Williams claims techniques have been developed and refined for concentrating oat fiber, while retaining the molecular structure of the oat bran/flour.
The scientists' objective was to use extrusion processing to increase the solubility of wheat bran and oat fiber.
The soluble oat fiber - now called Quaker [TM] Oatrim 5 - has most of its natural oat cereal flavor removed by the processing technology, so it can be used in a wide variety of food products without affecting their flavor profiles.
To get more oat fiber, you may want to try substituting oat bran for a portion of the whole oats called for in the recipes.