Kieran Tener, Hour 3
Foods in the Grains Group
Bread comes in MANY different varieties.
Popcorn can come in many healthy, and unhealthy, varieties. However, Popcorn is proven to have whole grains in it and is good for health diets.
There are many different kinds of pasta, as shown in this picture.
2 Sub Groups
What is an ounce?
Depending on your age, gender, and other stuff, you may need more or less grains than other people!
1 slice of bread is a one ounce equivalent of grains.
A small bagel is a one ounce equivalent of grains.
A well-rounded 4-1/2 diameter pancake is also a one ounce equivalent of grains.
Nutrients are important, and grains bring them! Whole grains bring all, while refined grains may have a lack.
B Vitamins: B Vitamins help with keeping you energetic.
Fiber: Helps with constipation and prevents heart disease.
Iron: Helps bring oxygen to the blood.
Health Benefits of Grains
They help with constipation, prevent heart disease, builds bones, and also helps with boosting your energy.