Should I stop eating grains in order to be more healthy?

Dr. Vinayak A. Manohar, MD
Interventional Cardiologist

You don't need to stop eating grains in order to be more healthy, but try to switch more toward whole grains. Whole grains have not been milled. That means the bran is still intact. The bran is a great source of fiber, trace minerals and B vitamins. It adds a great deal of depth to the grains.

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You don't have to stop eating grains in order to be more healthy unless you have a medical condition that causes problems if you eat grains. Typically grains can be a part of a healthy diet. Whole grains are the healthiest option. If you are having issues with eating grains it is best to speak with a healthcare provider.

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