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Grains – A Great Way to Get Your Fruit and Veggies

Author: 
Jula Kinnaird
10/26/2011
Working to make half your plate fruits and vegetables as called for by the new MyPlate Dietary Guidelines?
Grains can help!  Grains, fruits and veggies make perfect partners.  Grains can also provide an easy, more palatable way to work these important foods into our daily diets.  
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Weight Loss, Carbohydrates and Portions Tips & Factoids

Weight Loss, Carbohydrates and Portions

FACT:  Carbohydrates, such as pasta and bread, are neither the cause of weight gain nor weight loss.  Carbs have the same amount of energy per gram as protein (4 calories per gram) and less energy per gram than fat (9 calories per gram).

FACT:   To gain one pound, one must consume 3,500 calories.  To lose one pound, one needs to burn or eliminate 500 calories per day through diet and/or exercise.Read more

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