Grain Deep Dive

Grain Deep Dive

Grain foods are one of the major food groups as part of an overall healthy eating plan. When you think about a meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you should aim to have about one-quarter of that meal coming from grain foods. Learn more about the nutritional benefits of grain foods in the resources below.
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Bread: Variety of Buns Isolated on White Background

Five Health Benefits of Eating Bread

Bread is one of the most ancient forms of prepared foods by human groups. Throughout history, especially after the industrialization of bread making, it has …

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Selection of different Grains

Eating Whole Grains Prolongs Life

The English proverb “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” sums up the importance of healthy eating, but, are we aware that our food …

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Organic Homemade Whole Wheat Bread Ready to Eat

Eating Bread has Great Health Benefits

Although it is often mistakenly suppressed from eating the moment a diet to lose weight is initiated, bread is one of the foods that make …

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Eat Bread and… Lose Weight!

There are many people who choose not to include bread in their weight loss diets. However, nutritionists tell us that is a big mistake since …

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Beautiful Vector Mediterranean Diet image in a modern authentic style on a beige background. Useful graph for healthy life.

Do You Know the Mediterranean Diet and its Health Benefits?

The Mediterranean diet was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2010 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It has been awarded such …

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Do Not Be Afraid of Carbs, They Can Save Your Life.

Carbohydrates help cardiovascular health Many times when starting a diet some of the foods that are immediately eliminated are those that contain carbohydrates; However, it …

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Healthy High Fibre Food

Carbohydrates for a Healthy Life

Contrary to common belief, carbohydrates are not exclusive to sugary, drinks, tempting desserts, or grain foods, but are present in many other healthy items including …

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Sliced bread isolated on a white background. Bread slices and crumbs viewed from above. Top view

Bread Nourishes Us Like No Other Food

Although it is often mistakenly suppressed from eating the moment a diet to lose weight is initiated, bread is one of the foods that make …

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In this rear view, an unrecognizable woman stands with a shopping cart in front of a shelf full of food in the bread aisle of a grocery store.

Bread is Not Bad for Your Health, This is Just a Myth

According to the University of Harvard, whole wheat bread is made with flour that contains the three parts of the grain which makes it a nutrient …

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Bread is Great for Relieving Constipation

Constipation is one of the suffering associated with modern life,it is not properly considered a disease and becomes difficult to identify. Children, elderly and pregnant …

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Bread in an Athlete’s Diet

Athletes can find that bread is an excellent source of carbohydrates to help complement their diet and exercise regime. To make the most of all …

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Bread Fights Cholesterol and Promotes Cardiovascular Health

Over the past few years, bread has surprised scientists for the many health benefits it provides, overcoming the myths that state the contrary. The truth …

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Sliced baked bread, ears of wheat and cutting board on Rustic wooden table; Top view

Does the Bread Cause Overweight? False!

This is the most popular myth about weight gain By Rocío Río de la Loza, Health Coach Wheat has been consumed for centuries around the …

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Top view of wholegrain and cereal composition shot on white background. This type of food is rich of fiber and is ideal for dieting. The composition includes wholegrain sliced bread, wholegrain pasta, oat flakes, flax seed, brown rice, brown lentils, breadsticks and spelt. Predominant colors are brown and white. DSRL studio photo taken with Canon EOS 5D Mk II and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

All the Benefits of Fiber and Carbohydrates Present in the Bread

Many people avoid the intake of some carbohydrates in order to achieve a better control of body weight, however, in general, they ignore all their …

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Beautiful Vector Mediterranean Diet image in a modern authentic style on a beige background. Useful graph for healthy life.

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Foods like whole grains and extra virgin olive oil constitute the base of the Mediterranean Diet, which has been historically associated with longevity and good …

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Top view of wholegrain and cereal composition shot on rustic wooden table. This type of food is rich of fiber and is ideal for dieting. The composition includes wholegrain sliced bread, wholegrain pasta, oat flakes, flax seed, brown rice, mixed beans, wholegrain crackers and spelt. Predominant color is brown. DSRL studio photo taken with Canon EOS 5D Mk II and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

A Diet Rich in Fiber Fights Cholesterol

Despite the myths, in recent years bread has surprised scientists because of the many benefits it brings to health.Bread provides fiber and carbohydrates, favors good …

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Are You Lacking Nutrients in Your Diet?

Feeling cold and tired at all times? Whole wheat bread contains nutrients that you may be lacking! Signs and symptoms of a poor diet: Malnutrition …

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Sliced Bread

A Slice of White Bread Provides the Same Calories as an Apple

White bread can be an excellent source of nutrients with very few calories. Gone is the myth that eating bread can cause health problems, on …

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