31 Jul '11, 12am

7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

While many people steer clear of whole grains , they’d do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white flour and white rice and avoids whole grains like the plague. Meanwhile low-carb dieters swear off whole grains in favor of high protein options like meat and poultry under the false belief that all grains are evil to the dieter (whole grains actually help stabilize blood sugar — critical to the success of any weight loss regime). And many other people simply avoid whole grains because they don’t know what to do with them or how to prepare them. There are many delicious and highly nutritious whole grains to choose from, so adding whole grains to your diet needn’t be daunting. There are many options, here are seven whole grains to get you started: Barley Used as far back as the Stone Age for currency, food, and medicine, barley...

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