Cheryl Forberg explains how whole grains, fruits, and vegetables help combat aging in this video.
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Hi! I’m Cheryl Forberg Nutritionist and author of Positively Ageless. If you assume that fiber is the only thing that whole grains have going for them think again. There are plenty of reasons to love grains, they are versatile, inexpensive, and surprisingly easy to prepare, plus they have amazing flavors and textures. While grains may not have vibrant colors of many fruits and vegetables they do content polyphenols, caratinoids and phytosterols. Polyphenols and caratinoids are two types of antioxidants or vitamins that help fight the aging process. Phytosterols are plant compounds that help lower cholesterol, combine this translates to anti aging power on far with many fruits and exceeding most vegetables.