Tagged: grains

The Food Pyramid: What is it and Where are you on the Healthy Diet Pyramid?

Before starting to eat your meal you should check your plate to see what’s in it. Do you think that your meal is nutritionally balanced? Think back at your meals from yesterday and try to remember how many servings of grains, vegetables, fruits, meat and fats were in your meals. If your answer does not include...

The main advantages of a plant based diet

A plant-based diet emphasizes vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. These foods are good sources of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, and minerals. They are also naturally lower in calories than foods originating from animals and they have less saturated fat and cholesterol and more dietary fiber. There are many different types of plant-based diets. Some of...