For most Canadians, health and well-being is top-of-mind. With so much conflicting information on food containing grains, choosing what you put on your plate can become confusing. Establishing a well-balanced diet that can be followed for life and getting adequate exercise is vital to maintaining your health. Incorporating grain-based foods, like bread, pasta, cereals and even popcorn, into your diet can help achieve successful and lasting weight management. And on top of that, foods containing grains taste good!
How do grains fit into your life? Our resources below outline how wheat and other grains contribute to your health - and how you can easily incorporate them into your diet!
The Government of Canada has developed several helpful resources to help Canadians make healthy food choices. Learn about the Eat Well Plate here!
Do you know how many grains make up a serving size? We break it down for you here.
Together with RD Cara Rosenbloom, we've pulled together the nutritional value of some of your favourite grain-based foods.
We outline the facts behind working grains into a balanced, healthy diet.
Multi-grain? Whole wheat? We explain what these ingredients really mean.
How can you make the best food choices to reach your exercise goals?
We break down some easy and nutritious ways to boost your workouts!