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Choose whole grain foods to get the nutritional benefits from the entire grain. Diets rich in whole grains and low in fat may help lower your risk for heart disease and some cancers. In addition, emerging research suggests that whole grain may also reduce diabetes risk. Choosing whole grain may also help you gain less weight as you age. s Bran; protects the seed s Fiber, B vitamins, trace minerals s Endosperm; provides energy s Carbohydrates, protein s Germ; nutrient storehouse s Antioxidants, vitamin E, B vitamins, healthy fats Flk\i7J_\cc D`[[c\ @ej`[\ Fiber Antioxidants Minerals Vitamins Phytonutrients Carbohydrates Whole is Greater Than the Sum of the Parts ©2008 General Mills, Inc. Permission is granted to health professionals to reproduce for nonprofit educational purposes. WG200 THE WHOLE GRAIN BONUS Benefits come from the “Whole Food” With whole grains, the “whole” is truly greater than the sum of the parts. Individual nutrients in whole grain foods each offer important health benefits. Working together in the “whole”
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