The USDA recommends adults eat 6 ounces of grains every day, with at least half being whole grains. It defines one ounce of grain as equivalent to a one-ounce slice of bread.To be sure you are selecting foods high in whole grains, look for those with at least 8 grams of whole grains per ounce-equivalent. (Experts recommend eating 48 grams of whole grain a day.)
Nutrition Knowledge is Power
Knowledge about proper nutrition is a powerful tool for staying healthy. While food is one of life’s pleasures, it also affects your health, your appearance — even your mental attitude. So, eating delicious foods that are good for you will help you feel good and stay healthy.