Promoting Canadian Oats

Oats are a versatile grain with huge culinary potential, and people around the world are incorporating oats into their meals in new ways.

In China, oats were historically uncommon throughout most of the country. However, oatmeal is gaining popularity as a breakfast alternative to traditional warm rice porridge.

Oats, bananas, eggs and other ingredients for DYO face mask laid out in bowls

Did you know Oats can be used as a natural remedy to sooth some of the skin and hair problems many people experience during the dry cold of winter? People have been using oats for centuries — the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all used oats for skin conditions like rashes, eczema and more. Since they are all-natural and very gentle on skin, oats may also be a good choice for people who are sensitive to store-bought skin and haircare products.

The 33rd annual Plant Sciences Graduate Student Symposium brings together graduate students from three universities studying various topics in Plant Sciences. This year's symposium will feature students from the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Manitoba, the University of Alberta and North Dakota State University.

Oat-based risotto in a bowl with broccoli, cheese and sausage toppings

It’s never been easier to eat well and maintain a healthy lifestyle thanks to Canadian oats. With several delicious varieties readily available, there’s something for everyone when it comes to oats and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.