6 - Cereals Grains Breads & Starches

6 - Cereals Grains Breads & Starches - dietary...

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Feb 1 – 3, 2010 Canada’s Food Guide recommends 6-8 servings of grain products daily (bread, rice, cereal, pasta). These foods represent an excellent source of dietary fibre and energy Whole grain = the entire kernel (ex. oat) Whole wheat flour = majority of grain without the germ (therefore no polyunsaturated fats lower shelf life) Grinding of flour will have cellulose in flour
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Unformatted text preview: dietary fibre Grains & oilseeds are also a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids Ex. corn, soy bean, canola, sesame are good sources, flax Main fatty acids: omega 3 (linolenic acid, DHA) and omega 6 (i.e. linoleic acid) Carbohydrates: sugars, starches. And fibre Supply between 35-45% of total calories in average North American diet Simple carbohydrates Complex carbohydrates...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course FND 100 taught by Professor Y.yuan during the Winter '10 term at Ryerson.

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