Why Whole Grains are Good
Making the Change to Whole Grains
Become a Label Reader
- Whole wheat
- Whole grain or brown rice
- Whole rye
- Whole grain barley
Eat Right.org—Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org
MyPlate.gov—US Department of Agriculture http://myplate.gov
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca
Health Canada Food and Nutrition http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2010/DietaryGuidelines2010.pdf. Updated November 7, 2012. Accessed November 7, 2012.
Dietary recommendations for cardiovascular disease prevention. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 2, 2012. Accessed November 7, 2012.
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Jensen MK, Koh-Banerjee P, Franz M et al: Whole grains, bran, and germ in relation to homocysteine and markers of glycemic control, lipids, and inflammation. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;83:275-83.
Kaline K, Bornstein SR, Bergmann A et al: The importance and effect of dietary fiber in diabetes prevention with particular consideration of whole grain products. Horm Metab Res. 2007;39:687-93.
Whole Grains are Good for Your Whole Body. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website. http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=6442471695&terms=whole+grains. Accessed November 8, 2012.
- Reviewer: Brian P. Randall, MD
- Review Date: 11/2012 -
- Update Date: 11/15/2012 -