Topic 3 Cereals

  • Grains and cereals are the primary source of energy in our diets!

Whole versus Refined grains

  • Whole grains like brown bread and rice are healthier than refined grain like white bread and rice
    • Whole grains have more fiber and can reduce your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity

It is recommended to eat 5-8 servings each day, preferably of whole grains.