Grain productsGGrain productsGrain productsEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NADigestive systemHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00ZTheresa Couto, RD;Elly Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE;Francy Pillo-Blocka RD, FDC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the nutrients in and recommended serving sizes for grain products, one of the four food groups in Canada's Food Guide.<br></p><ul> <li>Source of fibre</li> <li>Low in fat</li> <li>Good source of B vitamins and iron</li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Grain products are a source of fibre, B vitamins and iron. </li><li>A single serving is one slice of whole grain bread, half a cup of dry pasta or 30 g of cereal. </li><li>Eat a variety of grain products, making sure half of them are whole grains.</li></ul>
Produits céréaliersPProduits céréaliersGrain productsFrenchNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NADigestive systemHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00ZTheresa Couto, RD;Elly Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE;Francy Pillo-Blocka RD, FDC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez les nutriments présents dans les produits céréaliers, l’un des quatre groupes alimentaires du Guide canadien, de même que la taille des portions recommandées.<br></p><ul><li>Source de fibres</li><li>Pauvre en matières grasses</li><li>Bonne source de vitamines du groupe B et de fer<br></li></ul><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les produits céréaliers sont une source de fibres, de vitamines du groupe B et de fer.</li> <li>Une tranche de pain de grains entiers, une demi-tasse de pâtes alimentaires sèches ou 30 g de céréales sont des exemples d’une portion individuelle. </li> <li>Consommez une variété de produits céréaliers en vous assurant qu’au moins la moitié d’entre eux sont faits de grains entiers.<br></li></ul>

 

 

Grain products1438.00000000000Grain productsGrain productsGEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NADigestive systemHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00ZTheresa Couto, RD;Elly Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE;Francy Pillo-Blocka RD, FDC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the nutrients in and recommended serving sizes for grain products, one of the four food groups in Canada's Food Guide.<br></p><ul> <li>Source of fibre</li> <li>Low in fat</li> <li>Good source of B vitamins and iron</li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Grain products are a source of fibre, B vitamins and iron. </li><li>A single serving is one slice of whole grain bread, half a cup of dry pasta or 30 g of cereal. </li><li>Eat a variety of grain products, making sure half of them are whole grains.</li></ul><h2>Examples of single servings<br></h2> <figure class="asset-c-100"> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/GrainProducts_EN.png" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>Serving tips</h2><ul><li>Choose whole grains for half of your daily grain products.</li><li>Choose from a variety of grains such as barley, brown rice, oats, quinoa, wild rice, whole grain breads, oatmeal and whole wheat pasta.</li><li>If buying processed grain products, such as sliced bread or cereal, choose those that are low in fat, sugar and salt.</li><li>Only add small amounts of sauces or spreads to your grain product foods.</li></ul><p> <a href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/INM_NRC_track1-2-1_food_groups_pdf.pdf" target="_blank">Print-Friendly Version</a><br></p>Grain products

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