Grains are for Brains Handout Download Learning Objectives and Benefits:
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- Emphasizes how grains are an important source of carbohydrates which supply energy for the brain, low-fat protein that is healthy for your heart, and B vitamins which help reduce the risk of heart disease.
- Educates the individual by explaining that whole grains provide fiber, which helps lower cholesterol, control blood sugar, air digestion and enhance weight management. Whole grains also provide Vitamin E which helps prevents LDL from sticking to artery walls as well as preventing certain types of cancer. They also provide magnesium to help lower blood pressure.
Target population: In English, for general audiences, ages 15 - 100