Grains

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HEALTH BENEFITS

  • it can reduce the risk of health disease
  • eating grains may help with weight management
  • eating grains could help reduce constipation
  • eating grains before and during pregnancy helps prevent natural tube defects fetal development

FOODS IN THE GRAIN GROUPS

  • rice
  • cereal
  • wheat

FOOD LABLS TIPS

  • use nutrition facts labels
  • read the foods label's ingredient list

FOOD LABELS

  • read food labels
  • foods lables with multi-grain stone-ground are usually not whole grain products
  • colors of things sometimes help
  • if it has whole-grain in it
  • higher daily value

WHAT IS A OUNCE?

  • 1 mini bagel
  • 1 small pice of corn bread
  • 5 hole wheat crackers

2 sub groups

  • whole grains-has the entire grain kernel
  • refried grains -have been milled

NUTRIENTS

  • vitamins B-keep blood cells healthy
  • dietray fiber- promotes the moment of material through your digestive system
  • iron- used to carry oxygen through blood cells