Regarding the most recent US government guidelines that accompany MyPlate as a nutrition guide, which of the following is recommended regarding the grain food group?


•Consume at least half of all grains as whole grains. Increase whole-grain intake by replacing refined grains with whole grains.

Incorrect options:

•It is not recommended to replace all grain in the diet with whole grains because the guidelines are meant to be realistic.

•The US government's recommendations suggest waiting until 8 or 9 months to introduce wheat into the diet to reduce the risk of an allergy, not 24 months.

•Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder occurring in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. Patients cannot develop Celiac by eating grains.

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