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National Nutrition Month® | Grains In Your Diet

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
03/03/12  12:40 AM PST


The Guideline

  • Consume less than 3 servings per day of refined grains from foods like white bread and white rice.

The Recommendations

  • Eat whole wheat bread, brown rice and foods that contain at least 3 grams of fiber per serving.

National Nutrition Month® is an annual event created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). This year’s theme is “Get Your Plate in Shape.” Get your plate in shape by sticking to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


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