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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Woman suffering from stomach ache

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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Tourists having rest and eating a sandwich in the forest

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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healthy food for your heart, plate with wholegrain bun in heart shape, yogurt, olives, nuts and tomatos on bright wood table

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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Young man leaning in open doorway of open refrigerator with single apple on empty shelves.

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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Difficult Rope Cardiovascular Exercise In Indoor Gym On Cross Training

Benefits of Carbohydrates During Exercise

   Many foods, including whole grain bread, supply energy for an exercise routine and help us staying healthy and fit. Carbohydrates provide energy for the …

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Q&A: Whole Grains & Weight Management

I want to lose weight – should I cut carbs? There is no evidence that a low-carb diet supports weight loss. Most health professionals do …

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Whole Grains and Heart Health

Q&A: Whole Grains and Heart Health

How do whole grains contribute to heart health? Whole grain foods contain fiber, a nutrient that’s important for keeping the heart healthy. Fiber works as …

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Whole Grains and Heart Health

Just the Facts: Whole Grains and Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Genetics play a role in determining one’s heart disease risk, and there’s little …

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Q&A Whole Grains and Weight Management

Just the Facts: Whole Grains & Weight Management

Grain foods are a dietary staple, and with good reason: grain foods are an abundant source of carbohydrates, the preferred fuel for the brain, muscles …

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“I Love Bread”

Those who enjoy rolls, biscuits and loaves have a new rallying cry: “I love bread!”. Sing-a-long to comedic track from Parry Gripp and watch as …

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“Eat a Sandwich”

Those who enjoy sandwiches have a new rallying cry: “Eat a Sandwich!”. Sing-a-long to comedic track from Parry Gripp and watch as the animated cartoon …

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Sandwich Study Infographic

The Ingredients INSIDE the Sandwich – Not the Bread Itself – are the Leading Contributors of Calories, Fat and Sodium

Americans can significantly and positively impact their consumption of calories, fat and sodium by making more deliberate decisions about sandwich ingredients. By building a better sandwich …

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Building-A-Better Sandwich in Children Study

Each year we celebrate the sandwich; to be exact, November 3, 2017 is National Sandwich Day. The sandwich was popularized in the 1700s by the …

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