let's talk: whole grains

source of information Brenda Davis RD - grain hierarchy


Whole grains are a key part of a nutritious lifestyle.


Use the GRAIN TRAIN document below to help you eat the most nutritious grains (shown in green). Grains shown in orange should be eaten sparingly, and Refined grains (shown in red) should be avoided.




SOME BENEFITS OF WHOLE GRAINS:

increases fiber to ease digestion and make you feel full;

help protect abainst type diabetes;

aid weight management; and

protect against heart disease.