More oatmeal is eaten in January than in any other month, according to Quaker Oats.
• Most people add milk, sugar, and/or fruit
• More unusual toppings are butter, peanut butter, eggnog and cottage cheese.
• Studies show that people who eat oatmeal have healthy hearts.
• The soluble fiber in oatmeal can help to lower cholesterol
•. Oatmeal might also reduce blood pressure.
• A bowl of oatmeal keeps you feeling full — leads to less snacking in between meals