Whole Grains Vs Refined Grains

What is the difference? Whole grains are less processed which keeps more of the nutrients in them and offer more vitamins, fiber and in general more nutrition. Some examples of whole grains are:

  • Brown rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Popcorn
  • Whole wheat bread, pasta or crackers

Check out this recipe for energy bites that includes oatmeal, a whole grain. Kids (and adults) love energy bites and as a parent you can feel good that you are giving your child a great breakfast or snack that includes whole grains.


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