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Easy ways to enjoy whole grains

April 1, 2014
By Katie Wilhelmi , The Journal

As a supermarket dietitian, I often get asked why whole grains are so important. Whole grains provide a number of nutrients including iron, magnesium, B vitamins, selenium and fiber. Current dietary guidelines recommend that Americans "make half their grains whole." Although we eat plenty of foods from the grain group, most are processed, refined grains not from whole grains. On average, Americans actually get less than one serving of whole grains each day.

 
 
 

 

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