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Parents weighed all the food their children ate over three days, and researchers calculated whether children were receiving adequate amounts of key nutrients and fibre as part of the study... While the study indicated that most of the children were receiving the recommended amounts of iron, zinc, calcium and vitamin C, only 18 per cent were getting enough fibre... About 14 grams of fibre a day is considered adequate for children aged one to three years, but the study revealed that children aged one to two years are only eating an average of nine grams of fibre a day...
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Foods made from cereal grains should form the basis of a healthy diet and the new 4+ campaign from Go Grains is now well under way to help inform Australian consumers of this fact... Wholegrains and foods made from them should include all parts of the grain - the bran, germ and endosperm - keeping all the natural nutrients, micronutrients and phytochemicals in the product... The scientific literature is full of evidence from studies which show that those who eat more wholegrains have a lower risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, some cancers and type 2 diabetes - as much as 30 per cent lower compared with consumers who only eat foods made from refined grains...
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