Background Information

Why is it Important to Eat Grains, Especially Whole Grains?

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

People who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. View this portion of the MyPlate web site for more information.


Grains with Gusto Mini-Poster Grains with Gusto Mini-Poster (2011) (PDF | 2.4 MB)

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Whole-grain food is defined as "a food product with whole grain as the primary ingredient by weight." Use this great poster today!