Why You Should Eat Whole Grains

Whole grains are an important part of a balanced diet and can help reduce your risk of developing some chronic diseases.

Grains are a source of fiber, several B vitamins, and minerals such as iron, magnesium and selenium according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The agency mentions these possible advantages to adding more grains to your diet:

• May reduce your risk of heart disease.

• May reduce constipation.

• May help you better manage your weight.

• If fortified with folate, may help prevent neural tube defects during fetal development.

Source: https://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/food-and-nutrition-news-316/health-tip-eat-whole-grains-735736.html

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