July / September 2017
By Puja Kapoor, MS, RD, LD
We hear a lot these days about whole wheat and whole grains; now we’re also hearing about ancient grains. Ancient grains are a group of grains that have remained closest to the original form over time. This means they’ll have more fiber and protein compared to the refined grains because they’re less processed. The benefits of additional fiber and protein are vast, but to name a few, they aid in the regulation of blood glucose levels and lead to increased satiety, which is a factor in healthy weight management.