Whole-grains are an excellent source of dietary fibre, are low in fat and contain more than 26 nutrients and phytonutrients (bioactive substances that play a role in disease protection).
Furthermore, the consumption of whole-grain food can help maintain a healthy body weight and promote greater overall health.
Follow these simple swaps to increase your daily whole-grain consumption and improve your overall health.
Swap out highly refined breakfast cereal for oats or a wholegrain cereal.
Choose whole-grain or wholemeal bread over white bread.
Choose brown rice or whole wheat pasta over their white counterparts.