Overnight Oats Have Fiber
Like all whole grains, rolled oats are a great source of soluble fiber, which fills your stomach and keeps you feeling satiated for a long period of time. Rios added that fiber also helps stabilize blood glucose throughout the day to avoid feeling intense hunger pains.
Although overnight oats are usually made with rolled oats (which offer four grams of fiber per serving), you can also make them with slightly less-processed, higher-fiber steel-cut oats (five grams per serving) - you just need to soak them longer.
If you're trying to lose weight, don't fear oatmeal! POPSUGAR asked registered dietitian Anna Rios, RDN, to explain why overnight oats are an excellent breakfast choice if you're trying to lose body fat. Offering a healthy balance of carbs, protein, and healthy fats, overnight oats are also so versatile because there are literally thousands of flavor combinations to satisfy your tastebuds and nutrition needs. Keep reading to learn how to optimize your little jar to help you reach your weight-loss goals.