what are the daily requirements

at least half of all grains eaten should be whole grains.

what nutrients does your food group provide

Dietry fiber several b vitamins and minerals, may help the body release energy from protein, fat, and carbon iron is used to carry oxygen in the blood. whole grains are sources of magnesium and selenium.

what are the benifits of foods in your food group

Many B vitamins, reduce risk of heart disease, reduce constipation, weight management, helps prevent neutral type deflects during fetal development.

what are many benifits in your food group.

Many b vitamins, reduce risk of heart disease ,reduce consitipation, weight management , help prevent neutral tube defects during fetal development.

tips for choosing the best food groups

meals- substitute a whole grain product for a refined product (brown rice, whole wheat pasta ) snacks ready to eat whole grain/wheat products.

example servings

  • 1 slice of 100% whole grain bread
  • ½ cup cooked brown rice, bulgur, barley, or millet
  • ½ cup whole grain cereal or cooked oatmeal
  • ½ cup cooked whole wheat pasta or whole wheat couscous
  • 6 whole grain crackers
  • 3 cups air-popped popcorn
  • ½ cup corn
  • impact of including grians in your diet

    they help you feel more full and maintain your weight