Keeping Our Bodies Happy!
There are amazing links between whole grain consumption and the risk reduction of certain diseases such as Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer. This link has been well documented in many studies. Whole grain consumption is also very helpful with weight management. The fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients found in whole grains are what make them so healthy. Keeping your grains whole is vital to keeping it’s nutritional value sky-high. See why here!
If you would like to read more about the health benefits of whole grains, please check out these links:
Eat quinoa (& other whole grains) to lose weight
How many whole grains should be included in your daily diet? The “2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans” recommends making at least half your grains whole. For most adults, this means at least 3 servings of Whole Grains a day. We shoot for a bit more because our freezer is packed with bags of Gretchen’s Grains and that makes eating them soooo easy.
Here is an official serving chart by the USDA, via their MyPlate program.
Gretchen’s Grains makes it easy for you to eat whole grains in place of refined grains or other carbohydrate sources as often as you’d like. We give you the flexibility and time to eat healthy morning, noon and night, and that excites us!