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Why should I check the labels on some packets of instant oatmeal?

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Some instant oatmeals are loaded with sugar -- as much as 8 teaspoons per serving -- and are high in sodium. Always check the label to see what you're getting.

SOURCES:

McDonalds.com.

Whole Grains Council: "Types of Oats" and "Whole Grains A-Z."

Othman, R. , June 2011. Nutrition Review

Bob's Red Mill: "Basic Cooking Instructions for Oat Groats."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 24, 2016

SOURCES:

McDonalds.com.

Whole Grains Council: "Types of Oats" and "Whole Grains A-Z."

Othman, R. , June 2011. Nutrition Review

Bob's Red Mill: "Basic Cooking Instructions for Oat Groats."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 24, 2016

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