Whole Grains Do a Whole Lot of Good.
In a whole lot of ways!
If the food package you've just picked up has the phrase "12 grain" or "multi-grain" on it, does that mean you've made the best choice in terms of dietary fiber? Not necessarily. Those phrases don’t mean the same thing as the best thing: whole grains.
Any product bearing the label "whole grains" means that the grain is intact. The parts that are packed with nutrients -- such as selenium, potassium, and magnesium – are the bran and germ, and they remain, thanks to our careful stone milling process.
These wonderful grains provide more fiber, as your body doesn't digest them. The upshot: A whole grain, high-fiber diet may help lower your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other disorders. And it’s proven to provide your body sustainable energy.
USDA Dietary Guidelines say we should eat three servings of whole grains every day, or 48g.
Look for the word "whole" on the package and in the ingredient list. Make sure whole grains appear among the first items listed. And look for the Whole Grain Stamp on packaging, which will tell you how much whole grains products actually contain!
Hodgson Mill offers a variety of quality whole grain products for you and your family. You don’t have to be a gourmet cook to begin eating healthier. Check our blog and many recipes for new ideas! There are always specials to help even keep your budget in shape, too.
That’s what we mean by "Have a Grain Day!"