Whole Grains

Whole grains include: wheat, barley, rice, oats, corn and quinoa

Whole grains include all part of the grain - the outer shell, the starch and the germ. Whole grains are an important source of dietary fibers, vitamin E, thiamen, magnesium, potassium and more.

White flour and white rice, on the other hand are a source of carbohydrates, but lack most other nutrients. Recent studies show that whole grains prevent obesity, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and more. Whole grains help prevent constipation.