"As a general rule, I recommend not more than one serving of grains at each meal," Johnston said. "For example, keep rice to one half-cup serving and bread to one slice, and when these items are eaten, choose a whole grain." Naturally, this means you should stay away from cakes, cookies, pretzels, chips, and other snack foods that are heavily processed.
- Brown rice
- Whole-wheat or whole-grain pasta
- Whole-wheat or whole-grain bread