The medical evidence is clear that whole grains reduce risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Few foods can offer such diverse benefits.
People who eat whole grains regularly have a lower risk of obesity, as measured by their body mass index and waist-to-hip ratios. They also have lower cholesterol levels.
Because of the phytochemicals and antioxidants, people who eat three daily servings of whole grains have been shown to reduce their risk of heart disease by 25-36%, stroke by 37%, Type II diabetes by 21-27%, digestive system cancers by 21-43%, and hormone-related cancers by 10-40%. [Whole Grains Council]
Here are some easy ways to incorporate whole grains in your normal everyday meals.
Now come on! Join with me in rediscovering the health benefits of whole grains this month.
Cook/bake any meal/snack with any whole grain. it can even be something raw like a salad.
Post your recipe during the event dates and send me an email to divyablogs[AT]gmail[DOT]com with the following details before April 30th:
Picture attached: preferably of size 300x300
Multiple entries and non-veg entries are allowed.
If you have any entries in your archive, please re-post entries anytime during the event date.
Please link back to the event announcement page and feel free to use the logo.
Non-bloggers can email me your entries along with recipe and picture.