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Grain Facts - An Information Guide

Eating Grains

What are the benefits of eating grains? Are they really good for us? Grains such as rice, wheat, oats, corn, barley, rye, millet, buckwheat, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum, teff, are considered to be part of the whole grain family. 

They are rich in fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients. This section is all about the dietary and nutritional benefits of eating grains.  

Cooking with Grains

This section is all about cooking with grains, the variety of ways you can cook your rice, wheat, oats, etc.

One of the main benefits of cooking grains, rather than using raw, is that they become more digestible. Cooking also helps reduce phytic acid content which is a substance found in many grains that can interfere with mineral absorption.  Let’s get into the benefits of cooking whole-grain foods with my guides below.

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Chris Watson

I'm a food and wellbeing enthusiast researching and sharing foodstuffs and simple food-based concepts, such as fasting and clean eating. I hope it inspires you to make tiny changes to what you eat and when you eat while optimizing your healthspan and all-around well-being.