Evan Perlinger Hour 7
2. Refined Grains
Foods in the Grains Group
Whole Grain Ingridients
Tips for Food Labels
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.
Dietary Fiber may help reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
Iron is used to carry oxygen in the blood.
Whole grains are sources of magnesium and selenium. Magnesium is a mineral used in building bones and releasing energy from muscles. Selenium protects cells from oxidation.
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.