Follow your nose! Head to the bakery counter and pick up whole grain products.
The smell of freshly baked muffins, breads and cookies wafting through the grocery store can be tantalizing. Don’t let your nose guide your purchases! Many baked goods are high in fat,sugar and calories. Look for healthier choices, such as wholegrain breads. They have more vitamins, minerals, fibre and other nutrients that are good for your health. People who eata diet rich in whole grains are more likely to have a healthy heart.45 To be sure bread is whole grain, check the ingredient list for the words “whole grain” in front of each grain’s name.If whole grains are the main ingredients in a food, they will appear first in the ingredient list.46 Make at least half of your grain products whole grain each day. Bonus item! Do you love the smell of bread fresh from the oven? Buy a bread machine and make your own whole grain bread at home in no time! Not only is it delicious, you can also control the ingredients you put into your bread. This article is based on an article published by Dietitians of Canada. To learn more, visit the Dietitians of Canada websites http://www.dietitians.ca/ http://www.eatipster.com Resource center 45Dietitians of Canada. Are whole grains associated(…)Read more