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Monday, November 22, 2010
Monday's Healthy Tip
I can't wait for my Thanksgiving feast this week. Last week I talked about the food pyramid, and I know how hard it is to eat healthy in November and December.
The first part of the pyramid is Grains:
Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products.
Grains are divided into 2 subgroups, whole grains and refined grains.
Some examples of Whole grains would be oatmeal, brown rice and whole wheat products. <----Healthy!!!
Some examples of Refined grains would be white bread, pasta, corn tortillas and white rice. <---- NOT Healthy!!
My latest addiction are brown rice chips from Costco- I am addicted!! Enjoy!