Bread, potatoes, breakfast and other cereals
Included in this group are all types of bread (muffins, crumpets, scones, soda, pitta, naans and chapattis), also crispbreads, water biscuits, crackers, and all cereals (wheat, oats, barley, rice, millet and rye), pasta, rice and flours.
If you’ve been following my recent articles you’ll know we’ve already discussed the Eatwell Plate, which also include potatoes, and other starchy vegetables, such as plantain, cassava, yam and sweet potatoes, within this group as well.
Starchy vegetables have been included here, because they have a similar amount of carbohydrate per serving, as you will find in a slice of bread, but depending on where you look for nutritional information, you may also have noticed that potatoes are often grouped with the other vegetables, which can seem a little confusing.
What beneficial nutrients are found in the group?
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