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What is the recommended amount of oatmeal we should eat per day?

I see at: how much oats we should not consume. What I don’t see there is what is the recommended amount is per day. Any ideas?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

OatmealGreat question.

The rule of thumb for a serving of oatmeal is 1/2 cup before cooking. That's about 150 calories and 4 grams of fiber.

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
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