Oats are the base of most great granola recipes, and they’re inexpensive, filling, and full of fiber. They take just 10 minutes to make in the morning. A special fiber known as beta-glucan is found oatmeal, and the amount just a single bowl daily has been shown to decrease cholesterol by 8 to 23%! These rolled oats can be added to recipes of all kinds, from main dishes to snacks and desserts. Getting a serving of daily oatmeal is an excellent way to address high cholesterol or high blood pressure.