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Only 4% of Americans Eat Recommended Amount of Grains!

Do you go with the grain--whole grains, that is? You probably need to eat more!

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 grain consumption was 3.2 servings, barely half the recommended 6 servings per day. The federal guidelines recommend "make half your grains whole"--yet only 11% of total grain consumption is whole grains. Six servings of grains each day is easy: have cereal for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch and a cup of pasta with dinner!

PositiveTip: For your good health, get your Daily 6 servings of grain--and make sure most of them are whole grains!