Grains have long been an essential part of a healthy diet. A source of energy, carbohydrates and fibre, grains help to supply our bodies with the fuel we all need to take on the morning.
According to the South African Department of Health, starchy foods should form a part of most meals. This is because starchy foods are the body’s main source of energy. Grains are a main source of starch and carbohydrates, and grains eaten as part of your breakfast meal provide you with energy to take on the day.