MyPlate- Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains

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MyPlate- Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains

  1. 1. MAKE AT LEAST HALF YOUR GRAINS WHOLE GRAINS The MyPlate Grains Group Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist Stacy Wang, R.D., L.R.D., Extension Associate
  2. 2. Wholesome Grains Source of Good magnesium source of B and vitamins selenium Good Good source of source of fiber iron Whole GrainsNDSU Extension Service
  3. 3. MyPlateRecommendations depend on: ActivityAge Gender level NDSU Extension Service
  4. 4. Servings Are Measured In Ounce Equivalents What counts as an ounce? 1 slice of bread 1 ½ cup cooked ounce pasta 1 small bagelNDSU Extension Service
  5. 5. What’s the Difference? Bran Refined Whole grains grains Endosperm GermNDSU Extension Service
  6. 6. How Do You Know It’s Whole? Look for these on the ingredient list: Whole Brown Graham Whole- wheat rice flour grain corn Whole Whole rye Wild rice Bulgur oatsNDSU Extension Service
  7. 7. Tips For Adding More Whole Grains to Your Diet Buy whole-grain products Use brown rice and whole-wheat pasta in dishes Add or substitute whole-grain flour or oatmeal in baked goods Snack on whole-grain cereals, crackers and chipsNDSU Extension Service
  8. 8. Daily Recommendations Daily minimum Daily recommendation amount of whole grains Children 2 to 3 years old 3 ounce equivalents 1½ ounces 4 to 8 years old 5 ounce equivalents 2½ ounces Girls 9 to 13 years old 5 ounce equivalents 3 ounces 14 to 18 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounces Boys 9 to 13 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounces 14 to 18 years old 8 ounce equivalents 4 ounces * For those who get less than 30 minutes of physical activityNDSU Extension Service
  9. 9. Daily Recommendations Daily minimum Daily recommendation amount of whole grains Women 19 to 30 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounces 31 to 50 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounces 51 + years old 5 ounce equivalents 3 ounces Men 19 to 30 years old 8 ounce equivalents 4 ounces 31 to 50 years old 7 ounce equivalents 3½ ounces 51 + years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounces * For those who get less than 30 minutes of physical activityNDSU Extension Service
  10. 10. Want More Information? Visit www.ChooseMyPlate.gov to personalize your food plan Check out www.ndsu.edu/eatsmart for nutrition, food safety and health informationDecember 2012

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