Bob's Red Mill Organic Quick Cooking Rolled Oats aren't pre-cooked like instant oats. They're freshly milled from the highest quality whole grain organic oats. To shorten the cooking time, quick cooking oats are rolled thinner than other types of oats. Oats are a good source of soluble fiber, and many believe they offer multiple health benefits. They contain beta-glucans, a special type of fiber that attaches to cholesterol and helps remove it from the body. Beta-glucans may protect against heart disease and are thought to help regulate blood sugar levels. Our Organic Quick Cooking Oats make a delicious and healthy whole grain "instant oatmeal" alternative to the little packets other brands offer-without the preservatives and sugar. Get a container, measure out enough oats for the week, and add in chia seeds, flaxseed meal, dried fruit, nuts and seeds! In the morning, scoop out a serving's worth, add hot water, and let sit for about 5 minutes.