Consumption of Whole grains instead of refined grains lowers the risk of many chronic diseases. Whole grains:
Provide bulk in the stomach and helps prevent overeating.
Slows the digestive system for blood sugar control.
Cleanses the digestive system to keep the intestines disease free.
Reduces the risk of heart disease, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes.
Barley-Health benefit: the fibre in barley helps lower cholesterol very effectively
Tips: Can be used in soups, salads.
Corn –Health benefit: corn has high levels of antioxidants and is identified as a major contributing factor in decreasing the risk of cardiovascular problems
Tips: Can be used in vegetable dishes, popcorn, soups, and salads
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