Low-carb diet headlines may be a thing of the past, thanks to new research that shows whole grains can help you lose weight and keep it off. In addition to promoting longevity, slashing the risk of heart disease, and stabilizing blood glucose, whole grains are packed with fiber, which fills you up, promotes a healthy gut, and enhances immune function.
Ancient grains are also the secret to this year’s Rio-bound athletes, with everyone from Olympic beach volleyball star April Ross to tennis champ Serena Williams using steel-cut oats, brown rice, and quinoa to fuel all-star performance.
Want to put the science into everyday practice? Try this nutrient-packed couscous dish, which you can serve as an entrée or pair with a leafy green salad. Continue reading “Great Whole Grains: Fuel for Optimal Health”Read More