Grains For Days

DeSean Monroe Hour 3

Food That Are in The Grains Group

Whole Grain

Whole grain contains the entire grain kernel the bran, germ, endosperm. Ex: whole-wheat flour, bulgur, oatmeal, brown rice, etc
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Refined Grain

Refined grains have been milled, that the germ and the brans have been removed. It gives a finer texture and improved their shelf life. But removes, dietary fiber, iron, and many B vitamins. Ex: White bread and rice.
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Ounce

An ounce is a unit to measure stuff, for example, paper clips,One slice of Nature's Own Whole Wheat bread or any bread are a ounce.

Nutrients

Grains is important to your health the nutrients. For an example of the nutrients of grains, dietary fiber, several B vitamins thiamin, riboflavin, niacin

Health Benefits

Some of the benefits are reducing the chance of a heart attack, Eating grain products may help you on your weight

Food Label

  • Foods labeled with the words "multi-grain, stone-ground,100% wheat, cracked wheat, seven-grain,or bran are usually not whole-grain products.
  • The color is not an indication of a whole grain. Bread can be brown because of molasses or other added ingredients. Read the ingredient list to see if it is a whole grain.Use the Nutrition Facts label and choose whole grain products with a higher % Daily Value (% DV) for fiber. Read the food label’s ingredient list. Look for terms that indicate added sugars (such as sucrose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, maple syrup, molasses, or raw sugar) that add extra calories.
  • Food Label

    When reading the food table read if they put high-fructose corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, maple syrup, molasses, or raw sugar, that add extra calories.