Completely natural and not pre-cooked like instant oats. They're freshly milled from the highest quality oats available anywhere. These oats are rolled thinner than regular oats to shorten the cooking time. Oats are widely accepted as nutritional powerhouses for dietary fiber and protein. Oats contain a special type of fiber that is especially good for the reduction of cholesterol called beta-glucan. Beta-glucans also aid in the support of the immune system and can help regulate blood sugar.