September is Whole Grains Month. Do you include plenty of whole grains in the foods you eat? If not, you may want to consider making some changes. Whole-grain foods are packed with nutrients that can add a “layer” of protection to your health.
Bread, pasta, oatmeal, cereals, tortillas and grits are all examples of grain-rich products. Whenever possible, choose whole-grain versions of these foods. Whole grains are healthier than refined grains – providing more protein, fiber and many important vitamins and minerals. Doctors urge adults to eat at least half of their daily grain intake as whole grains. Continue reading → Tips to help you eat more whole-grain foods