Porridge Oats Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Porridge Oats.


There are 214 calories in Porridge Oats.


Nutrition Facts
Porridge Oats
Serving Size:


cup (235 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 52
Calories 214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5.8 grams

Saturated Fat 2.8 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 grams

Cholesterol 17 milligrams

Sodium 109 milligrams

Potassium 438 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 30 grams

Dietary Fiber 2.9 grams

Sugars 0.3 grams
Protein 11 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 210 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 58 minutes
Running (6mph) 21 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 30 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Are oats and porridge oats the same?

Oatmeal and porridge, the simple pleasures

Oatmeal and porridge are basically the same thing – it’s what you get when you add milk or water to oats and cook them. At Uncle Tobys we think of oatmeal as being chunkier and coarser as opposed to our Quick Oats and Sachets, which produce a creamier bowl of oats.

Is oatmeal the same as porridge oats UK?

Oatmeal can be made into a type of porridge, and the two terms are often used interchangeably because oatmeal is so commonly used. Not all porridge, however, is made from oats. A porridge is a hot cereal that can be made from a variety of grains, vegetables, or even some legumes.

What’s the difference between porridge oats and Quaker oats?

All the types are equally nutritious because they supply all parts of the oat grain including the bran, endosperm and germ. It’s the different size and shape of the oats that affects the cooking time and texture. Additionally, most/many varieties have some vitamins, minerals and flavoring ingredients added.

What can I use instead of porridge oats?

Alternatives to Oatmeal

  • Brown Rice. Despite the rising popularity of ancient grains like quinoa, you can’t beat a classic like brown rice. …
  • Quinoa. …
  • Buckwheat. …
  • Chia Seeds. …
  • Millet. …
  • Buckwheat and Chia Breakfast Bowl. …
  • Quinoa and Coconut Breakfast Bowl. …
  • Millet and Spiced Pumpkin Seed Cereal.

Can I substitute rolled oats for porridge oats?

Can You Substitute Porridge Oats for Rolled Oats? Porridge oats can be substituted for rolled oats, and vice versa, however the texture will vary and the result may alter the dish and specific recipes.

Which porridge oats are best?

According to Katrina Mills, accredited practising dietitian at Body Fusion, steel cut oats are the best option because they are the least processed of all the oat varieties.

Is it OK to eat uncooked porridge oats?

Though raw oats are safe to eat, it’s recommended to soak them in water, juice, milk, or a nondairy milk alternative to avoid some unwanted side effects. Eating dry raw oats could lead them to build up in your stomach or intestines, resulting in indigestion or constipation.

Do porridge oats have to be cooked?

Actually, it is a personal choice, depending on the taste preference of the individual, the basic point is that it is not necessary to cook oats. You can eat them raw if you prefer, but they must be soaked.