The grains are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, are high in fiber and are absorbed slowly, so they provide sustained energy and gradually raise blood glucose, generating a lower insulin response, and controlling our desire to eat. Also, they are important source of protein, iron, magnesium, potassium, antioxidants and vitamin B; Prevent diseases such as diabetes, obesity and some cancers, improve memory and prevent Alzheimer’s. In addition, being rich in protein, they are an excellent choice for vegetarians.
Eating grains can help reduce bad cholesterol levels (LDL), thanks to their high fiber content, and can also help fight constipation.
Some whole grains that you should include in your diet are brown rice, quinoa, rye, oats, beans, chickpeas and lentils.
Remember to always measure the portions to avoid overeating. The grains are carbohydrates, good quality but finally carbohydrates, so if you overload your requirements and you are not in the ability to burn those carbons will be stored in your body as fat