February 27, 2013

Whole Grain FoodsMany modern nutritionists and health care specialists are talking about the benefits of consuming whole grain foods, or the foods with the bran, germ, and endosperm. The most popular whole grains include whole grain barley, whole grain oats, whole grain corn and pop corn, wold and brown rice, buckwheat, cracked wheat (bulgur), buckwheat flour, millet, sorghum, quinoa, and others. It is supposed that by consuming this kind of foods instead of processed grains or starch-based products can be a great solution for improving our body’s glucose management abilities and reducing the risks of diabetes, assisting weight management and lowering all the risks for developing serious diseases related to being overweight. Besides, whole grains are very rich in many of vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals, and other nutrients essential for our excellent health and longevity. Read the rest of this entry »