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When I properly prepare my oatmeal, that is by boiling and cooking it for roughly a minute, it really burdens my body to consume it. I feel fatigued an hour after eating it and my stomach feels heavy.

But, when I just drop the oatmeal in some water\milk and eat it right away I barely feel it. I also go hungry sooner compared to the alternative.

When I eat uncooked oatmeal, does it provide the same nutritional value to the body or does most of it just get disposed?

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closed as off topic by JohnP, Grohlier, Matt Chan Feb 21 '13 at 15:38

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Care to explain the down vote? – Leo Feb 21 '13 at 14:49
Hi Leo, +1. your question will be suited to this proposal: – Mew Feb 22 '13 at 8:53