Don’t Refrain, Eat Your Refined Grains

There is no reason to cut refined grains from your diet. Enjoying up to seven servings a day will contribute to nutrient intakes of several vitamins and minerals, and dietary fiber, and will not increase your risk of major chronic diseases.

This study found that eating 6-7 servings of refined grains increase Americans vitamins and minerals including folic acid, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and iron. It was also shown the eating 6-7 servings of refined grains are not associated with the risk of disease including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and cancer.

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