Steel cut oats, also known as Irish oats, are the second healthiest oatmeal. The grains are hulled and cut into small chunks

Stone-ground oats are smaller than steel cut oats. Also known as Scottish oats, they contain reasonable amounts of nutrients to benefit your health

Rolled oats are considered “traditional” because they are the most consumed type. The grains are harvested, toasted, steamed and run through rollers to flatten the flakes

Some oats are rolled even further to reduce cooking time, which is why they are called quick oats

These are undoubtedly the least healthy oatmeal. Not only are they steamed and flattened, the grains are also pre-cooked

Oatmeal is revered for its fiber, which makes it a filling breakfast. Because fiber also stabilizes blood sugar, you can enjoy sustained energy throughout the day

A bowl of oatmeal a day can improve immunity because it contains selenium and zinc

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