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omarjiwa
06-30-2006, 08:05 PM
Hey would Quaker oatmeal still be a good source of oats or is it totally different than say 2 cups of plain oats

markdk86
06-30-2006, 08:12 PM
I use it.

Turnip
06-30-2006, 08:28 PM
Those little flavour packets you mean?, quaker sell normal oats as well. At least where I live they do.

Stumprrp
06-30-2006, 10:10 PM
yeah buy the Weight Control one they sell, the bananabread one is so good! 7 grams of protien per packet so like 14 grams not bad at all!

powerrack
07-01-2006, 12:37 AM
They're not that bad, I myself eat the plain one and mix in some raisins in it in the morning, but if your using the packets, having a couple early in the day (breakfast) with a bit of the sugars in it is probably not going to be a huge deal.

Turnip
07-01-2006, 02:45 AM
I saw ronnie coleman eat the flavour packet ones.

markdk86
07-01-2006, 07:15 AM
Just do what I do, plain Quaker Oats, boil some hot water, use some Splenda, mix.

omarjiwa
07-03-2006, 09:47 AM
k thx guys

RedSpikeyThing
07-03-2006, 06:00 PM
I found the Quaker Instant Oats tasted like junk and the Quaker Quick Oats were tasty. I have no idea what the difference is, but man the instant ones were terrible.

SuperTerrorizer
07-03-2006, 08:22 PM
I eat the packet oats. I don't have much of a taste for oatmeal so I mix in some splenda and just wolf it down quickly. Tomorrow I'm gonna mix some whey in with it.

Turnip
07-03-2006, 08:30 PM
If your just going to down the thing you may as well buy the least processed, healtiest, least sugar added brand you can get.

MagnaSephiroth
07-03-2006, 09:38 PM
I eat my Oatmeal from the same company that makes the 30g protein bars.

Quattro
07-03-2006, 10:00 PM
The quick oats (ones in the packets) usually contain a lot of sugar and digest much faster than the Quaker rolled oats. This will cause more of an insulin spike which we all know is bad unless post workout. So I usually try to stick to the rolled oats and I add a lil ground cinnamon so they dont taste like cardboard.