Originally Posted by Mary Poulin
I admire people who live the Paleo lifestyle, but I get confused over certain things. For example oatbran. I think Quaker has it and the ingredient just says oatbran. I don't understand what is wrong with this? Is it a type of Wheat? I'm guessing it is and since Wheat is a no no in the Paleo lifestyle than oat bran is off limits. Finding it very hard to understand why oat bran would be off limits.
Oat is a grain. It's off-limits for the same reason every other type of grain is off-limits for the paleo diet. I'm sure the reason is covered in the multitude of paleo threads.