Mar 20, 2014

Are You Eating the Whole Grain?

Eating whole grains has multiple benefits for your health! Whole grains are higher in fiber and nutrients (i.e. B vitamins, minerals, omegas). Eating whole grains can reduce your risk of

  1. Heart disease 
  2. Obesity
  3. Stroke
  4. Diabetes
  5. Cancer
  6. Hypertension
  7. Constipation
  8. and More!
Here's a quote from the Whole Grains Council:

"The benefits of whole grains most documented by repeated studies include:
  • stroke risk reduced 30-36%
  • type 2 diabetes risk reduced 21-30%
  • heart disease risk reduced 25-28%
  • better weight maintenance
Other benefits indicated by recent studies include:
  • reduced risk of asthma
  • healthier carotid arteries
  • reduction of inflammatory disease risk
  • lower risk of colorectal cancer
  • healthier blood pressure levels
  • less gum disease and tooth loss" 
Sign up to eat more whole grains this year! 
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