Grains and whole grains are essential part of a healthy diet and important for overall health.  Some common varieties are wheat, corn and rice. Some seeds of non-grass plants may also be considered as whole grains.  Whole grain kernels have bran, which is the outer shell, endosperm the middle layer and germ which is the […]

A nutritious, well-balanced diet-along with physical activity is the foundation of good health. Our body weight is determined by the amount of energy that we take in as food and the amount of energy we expend on activities in a day. Being overweight is now one of the most serious threats to health. It is […]