Elvis Ayala Hr 7
Foods made by Grains
Some examples of whole grains are whole-wheat flour, bulgur, oatmeal, whole cornmeal, and brown rice.
Some examples are white flour, de-germed cornmeal, white bread, and white rice.
Examples of An Ounce
1" mini bagel is equivalent to 1 ounce
1 large Bagel= 4 ounces
1 small[2" diameter) is equivalent to 1 ounce
1 large(3" diameter)= 2 ounces
5 whole wheat crackers, 2 rye crisp breads, or 7 square or round crackers are equivalent to 1 ounce
Folate (folic acid), another B vitamin, helps the body form red blood cells.
Iron is used to carry oxygen in the blood.
Choose foods that name one of the following whole-grain ingredients first on the label's ingredient list:
brown rice- whole-grain barley
buckwheat- whole-grain corn
bulgur- whole-grain sorghum
millet- whole-grain triticale
rolled oats-wild rice
Food Label Tips
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. Choose foods with fewer added sugars.
Most sodium in the food supply comes from packaged foods. Similar packaged foods can vary widely in sodium content, including breads.