Jade Parker 4th Hour
FOOD IN GRAINS
whole-wheat flour, bulgur (cracked wheat), oatmeal, whole cornmeal, and brown rice
white flour, de-germed cornmeal, white bread, and white rice.
WHAT'S AN OUNCE?
What Nutrients are Received From Grains?
Vitamin B- thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin play a key role in metabolism, they help the body release energy from protein, fat, and carbohydrates
Iron- used to carry oxygen in the blood
- Consuming whole grains as part of a healthy diet may reduce the risk of heart disease.
- Consuming foods containing fiber, such as whole grains, as part of a healthy diet, may reduce constipation.
- Eating whole grains may help with weight management.
- Eating grain products fortified with folate before and during pregnancy helps prevent neural tube defects during fetal development.
What's on the Label?
What to Look For
Foods labeled with the words "multi-grain," "stone-ground," "100% wheat," "cracked wheat," "seven-grain," or "bran" are usually not whole-grain products