Include the 3 parts of the grain that make it a whole grain, endosperm, germ and bran. Good source of iron. High source of fiber. Comes from organic oat kernels rolled flat into smaller pieces than regular oats to shorten their cooking time. These are then subjected to a wavelength emitted by the combustion of propane to neutralize the enzyme that triggers rancidity of oat grain. This method stabilizes the oat flakes and provides them with a longer shelf life.