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Grains


Grains

Potato, rice, pasta, bread, cereals, noodles, oats, barley, couscous, bulgur wheat, corn, quinoa, rye, etc.

Recommendations
  • 6-11 servings daily (45%-65% of your daily caloric intake)
  • Aim to include at least one food from this group at each meal
  • Try to choose wholegrain varieties of starchy foods, such as brown rice, whole-wheat pasta or brown bread as they are higher in fibre, vitamins and minerals
Benefits

Grains, especially whole grains, are loaded with many vital nutrients required for your health. They are important source of dietary fiber, energy-yielding carbs, B vitamins and minerals. The fiber content of whole grains helps reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, reduces constipation, reduces blood cholesterol levels, lowers risk of heart disease, provides a feeling of fullness and helps with weight management.


Calorie content

on average one serving yield 80 calories.