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Our Best Clean-Eating Tips #5: Eat More Whole Grains

By Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D., February 22, 2016 - 11:51am

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Whole grains have beneficial nutrients that refined grains are missing. They deliver magnesium, which helps the body produce energy, and fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer. Trade your refined grains for whole grains by swapping out white pasta, flour and bread for whole-wheat versions, or trying a new-to-you whole grain, like quinoa, freekah or barley.

Recipe to Try: Roast Pork, Asparagus & Cherry Tomato Bowl

TAGS: Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D., Health Blog, Clean-Eating Challenge, Good choices, Health, Nutrition, Wellness

Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D.
Lisa Valente is EatingWell’s digital nutrition & news editor. She is a Registered Dietitian and completed her master’s degree in Nutrition Communication at Tufts University. She loves tasting all the recipes from the Test Kitchen and geeking out over nutrition science. Follow along on Instagram and Twitter @LisaDValente

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