VIDEOS AT A GLANCE
One more trip to the bread aisle could mean healthier trips to the bathroom. Whole grain wheat flour contains insoluble fibre, which helps prevent constipation.
IS GLUTEN BAD FOR YOU?
Under 10 per cent of Canadians have a condition that means they should actually avoid gluten. Unless you have one of those conditions, there are no nutritional advantages of a gluten-free diet.
Contrary to what some people say, scientific data shows that wheat hasn’t changed in 150 years. Leave storytelling to the storytellers.
BUN IN THE OVEN
Eating for two? What you eat has never been more important. Bread contains folic acid, which means it’s not just good for you, it’s good for the little one on the way as well.
There’s a lot to love about grains.
Besides being delicious, whole grains pack a powerful nutritious punch. It’s easy to incorporate whole grains into your diet! From whole grain bread to brown rice to popcorn, there are plenty of ways for grains make us all happy.
THE WHOLE SCIENCE
Since 2012, the mission of the Healthy Grains Institute has been to improve Canadians’ understanding of the health benefits of wheat and other grains. We’re guided by an independent Scientific Advisory Council, made up of an objective group of nutritional and plant science experts. They ensure we’re always backed by accurate research and data. We make that research available to you in these informative, evidence-based fact sheets