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

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History of Oatmeal — originated in England in the the 17th century