5 whole-grain foods you must include in your diet to stay healthy, lose weight – Times Now

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New Delhi: New Delhi: Anyone who undertook their fitness journey may have already brushed up the basics by now, and must know how important it is to eat right in order to lose weight and be healthy. Contrary to popular belief that exercise helps a person lose weight, anyone who has experienced it first hand can vouch for the fact that eating healthily is key to getting in shape and staying healthy.

One of the most popular foods that are talked about when a conversation about fitness or eating healthy happens are whole-grain foods. We often hear/read people, medical professionals, and health blogs talk about the importance of whole-grain foods in our diet.

Whole grains, as the name suggests, contain all parts of the grain the bran, endosperm, and the germ. Whole grains are very healthy, as they not only contain several nutrients, they are also rich in fibre, minerals, protein, and plant compounds.

Apart from helping in weight loss and reducing the risk of obesity, whole grains can help keep your heart healthy, reduce risk of stroke, lower risk of and help in diabetes management, reduce inflammation, and may also help keep chronic diseases such as cancer at bay.

While there are a variety of whole grains that you can choose from, some of the most popular, widely consumed, and beneficial ones are listed below.

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Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.

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