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Whole Grain

Whole Grains What are whole grains? Whole grains are foods naturally coming from the entire grain seed. All grains start as whole grains, whether it stays that way depends on us. When they are growing in the fields the whole grain is the whole seed of the plant called the kernel. Whole grains are made up of three important parts; the bran, the germ and the endosperm. Before a food qualifies as whole grain it must have 100% of the kernel, which means all of the bran, germ, and endosperm must be...

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Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Wheat Bread: A Whole lot of Lies As young impressionable children, parents and doctors always try to do what is best for us, including and possibly most importantly, the food we eat; what is healthier, what has less sugar, what has more nutritional value, etcetera…Even as adults, people tend to look for the product that has health benefits, such as the popular wheat bread. Wheat bread has always be thought to be the better choice over white bread, considering it has whole grains, fiber, oats...

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Preparing for a swim meet

successful race. Don't think about the other swimmers; your swim is about your personal best. Eat a healthy meal, focusing on easily digested protein and whole grains, prior to heading to the meet to ensure your body is fueled and ready to swim fast. For morning meats, try eggs on whole grain toast. For afternoon meets, a ham or turkey sandwich on whole grain bread can help speed your way. Before the meet starts: Pack supplies, besides an extra cap and goggles, in case of breakage. Bring...

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Personal Health Risk Assessment Paper

consuming more grains, varying my vegetable intake, taking vitamin D, and getting my cholesterol tested. A grain product is defined as “any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain” (ChooseMyPlate.gov). It is filled with carbohydrates, which give us energy and keep our stomachs feeling full. As a stable in any diet, it consists of two different types: whole grains and refined grains. Adults should eat “at least half of their grains as whole grains”, so about three...

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Cereal grains are essential dietary components that provide the world with many health benefits. Barley, a high-fiber and high-protein grain, is one of the most important and common cereal grains used for human food. Barley looks similar to wheat, however, barley has longer awns and it is often more yellowish in color. Most barley has a rough, inedible outer hull around the barley kernel. When it is hulled, it is tan in color and oval shaped. When cooked, barley has a rich nutlike flavor and a desirable...

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Good vs. Bad Carbs

carbohydrates are also called starches. Starches include grain products, such as bread, crackers, pasta, and rice. As with simple sugars, one should watch where they receive their complex carbohydrates, because not all of them are good for the body. Refined grains, such as white flour and rice, have been processed, which removes the extra nutrients and fibers. However, unrefined grains still contain the extra vitamins and minerals. Unrefined grains are also rich in fiber, which helps one digestive system...

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True Earth Case

least an Average product and the expect an penetration around 10%, so I should launch the whole grain pizza. Than the make a margin of $2,47 million. There are also other reasons for launching the pizza. Also by launching the pizza, TruEarth enters a big market with more households (30% bigger than pasta). In the case outline (p. 6) is mentioned that 33% of the people has a ‘strong interest’ in whole grain crust. So it is a attractive product. Another point is that the investment for producing pizza...

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General Mills

cereals had whole grain, but in late 2004, the company transitioned its entire breakfast cereal line to whole grain due to scientific research showing the positive impact eating whole grains has on one's health. Since 2004, General Mills has been producing more products targeted to the growing ranks of health-conscious consumers. The company has chosen to switch all its cereals to whole grain. According to nutritionalists, whole grains are a much healthier choice when choosing grain products. "If...

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Importance of Nutrition and Exercise

functioning. Minerals are vital because they are the building blocks that make up the muscles, tissues, and bones. They also are important to many life-supporting systems, such as hormones, transport of oxygen, and enzyme systems. Oat bran, which is a whole grain, can supply fiber and a mineral called magnesium. Good nutrition can help prevent weight gain by focusing on consuming calories that are high in nutrients, not in sugars and fat. Nutrition also plays a role in preventing and controlling diseases...

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30-Day Meal Plan for People with Diabetes – Week 1 Day 1 Breakfast • 2 (four-inch) whole grain pancakes • 1/2 cup mixed berries • 2 teaspoons sugar-free maple syrup • 1 cup fat-free milk Lunch • Herbed Chicken Soup with Spring Vegetables (find recipe on Food Network.com) • 1 cup tossed salad with 2 tablespoons low-calorie dressing • 1 (one-ounce) whole grain roll • 1 small apple Dinner • 4 ounces grilled salmon • 1/2 cup brown rice cooked with low-fat chicken broth • 1/2 cup cubed cucumber mixed...

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