Whole Grain Week- Learn how to include more Whole Grains in your diet

Whole Grain Week (17-23 June) is all about spreading the word on how important whole grain foods are in our diet, and inspiring Australians to make simple swaps for big health benefits.

Whole grain foods like brown rice, pasta, oats, and wholemeal bread are packed with nutrition, and there’s good evidence that people who eat them regularly are less likely to develop heart disease, type 2 diabetes, even bowel cancer.

But unfortunately few Australians eat enough; 59% of us choose refined grains, eating an average of just 21g whole grain per day – less than half the recommended 48g Daily Target Intake.

 

The ‘New Nordic Diet,’ is one of the latest diets where whole grain foods feature heavily – think rye bread, oats, and barley, so it will come as no surprise that Danes devour an average of 63 grams of whole grain each day – trebling the Aussie effort!

read more here- https://tinyurl.com/BAMJune2019

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