Plant-based Foods Reduce The Risk Childhood Obesity

A study of children and adolescents found a greater intake of whole grains, vegetables and nuts reduced the risk of excess weight by 41%, 40% and 33%, respectively.  Higher fat dairy products increased the risk of overweight and obesity by 36%. Nuts do have higher calories from fat but increases satiety and may decrease food intake…

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Only 4% of Americans Eat Recommended Amount of Grains!

If you are like most Americans, you are not getting enough daily grains in your diet. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 6 servings of grains per day. Only 4% of Americans say they are eating that level according to a new poll published by the Grain Foods Foundation. This poll found the average daily…

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