Grains

Evan Perlinger Hour 7

Sub Groups

1. Whole Grains


2. Refined Grains

Foods in the Grains Group

Whole Grain Ingridients

1. Brown rice


2. Millet


3. Bulgur


4. Buckwheat


5. Quinoa

Tips for Food Labels

1. Foods with less than 140 mg sodium per serving can be labeled as low sodium foods.


2.Look for terms that indicate added sugars such as sucrose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, maple syrup, molasses, or raw sugar, these add extra calories. Choose foods with fewer added sugars.

Health Benefits

1. Consuming Whole grains as part of a healthy diet may reduce the risk of heart disease.


2. Consuming foods containing fiber, such as whole grains, as part of a healthy diet, may reduce constipation.


3. Eating Whole grains may help with weight management


4. Eating grain products fortified with folate before and during pregnancy helps prevent neural tube defects during fetal development.