Oat bran is a type of insoluble fiber – the kind that can help lower your cholesterol.
Aside from the cardiovascular bonus, oat bran can help regulate your bowel movements and keep your colon healthy.
Oat bran can be cooked as a hot cereal by mixing 1 part oat bran to two parts water and cooking it the same as you would cook oatmeal
Add a tablespoon or two to your yogurt, cottage cheese or a smoothie
Add it to an omelet
Bread meat, poultry, or eggplant with it
Sprinkle it on salad
Use it in place of bread crumbs when making meatloaf, meatballs and burgers
Mix it in a soup or stew
Make flourless muffins and pancakes with it
No side effects are recorded.
None are recorded.
Source: LiveStrong, http://www.livestrong.com/article/504562-how-to-use-oat-bran-to-add-fiber-to-your-diet/