There’s overwhelming scientific evidence that whole grains are good for you.
This past June, a research review published in BMJ that included 45 high-quality cohort studies found that eating whole grains is associated with lower risk of heart disease, cancer, and death from all causes.
Is grain free better?
Grain- or gluten-free wet dog food can be higher in protein and contain fewer carbohydrates, so that may be a better (but more expensive) option. These high-protein formulas can be hard on some dogs, so be sure to consult your vet before switching to one.
Is it healthy to eat no grains?
Grains are not essential, and there is no nutrient in there that you can’t get from other foods. At the end of the day, grains are good for some, but not others. If you like grains, eat them. If you don’t like them, or they make you feel bad, then avoid them.
Do you really need grains in your diet?
Yes, whole grains do contain carbohydrates. So do vegetables, friends. Carbs are an essential macronutrient for survival, a must have for a healthy, energized and well fueled body. While they should be balanced with fat and protein in your overall diet, they shouldn’t be avoided altogether.
Can you lose weight on a grain free diet?
There’s absolutely no evidence that simply getting rid of gluten will result in weight loss. However, eating gluten-free often may cause you to eat more whole, unprocessed foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and lean meats. These diet changes are often healthier and lower in calories.
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