Because oats are high in soluble and total dietary fiber and a good source of protein and vitamins B and E, they provide many nutritional benefits to baked foods, according to Richardson Milling. They can help with blood sugar management and enable heart health claims. Oats are minimally processed and carry a pleasant, slightly toasted flavor. The flakes and flour meet whole grain definitions. This line of oat ingredients includes whole and steel-cut groats; large rolled, quick rolled, instant and baby oat flakes; whole oat flour; and oat bran.