Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains
Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain is a grain product. Grains are divided into two subgroups, whole grains and refined grains. Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel—the bran, germ, and endosperm.
People who eat whole grains as part of a healthy eating style have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.