Ideas for including whole grains in your diet Ideas for including whole grains in your diet

Grains is one of the key feeding groups in daily diet. The recommendation is that, the majority of them, should be whole as these are the ones that better maintain their nutritious properties.

Among their benefits highlight the decrease of the risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity, among the chronic pathologies.

They are rich in antioxidants, vitamin B and E, minerals, carbohydrates, magnesium and essential fats. Due to their high content of fiber and protein, they produce a larger sensation of being filled with a lower amount of food, and for this reason they help to loss weigh. Learn here about other benefits of whole cereals

For making whole cereals a part of your daily diet, the United States National Medicine Library recommends:

  • Eating whole rice instead of white rice
  • Consuming whole pasta instead of regular pasta
  • Replacing part of white flour used in recipes by wheat flour. Likewise, using oats instead of bread crumbles in these preparations.
  • Replacing white bread by whole wheat bread.

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