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Dietary Fiber Claims – Wheat, Bran, Grains & Germ

If the wrapper on a loaf of bread uses the healthy-sounding phrase “12 grains,” does that mean it’s the best choice in terms of dietary fiber? Not necessarily. Brown breads are not all alike. Breads labeled “whole wheat” must by law meet a standard, which is that they be made only from whole-wheat flour. Such […]

Tips to Eat More Whole Grain Foods

To eat more whole grains, substitute a whole-grain product for a refined product – such as eating whole-wheat bread instead of white bread or brown rice instead of white rice. It’s important to substitute the whole-grain product for the refined one, rather than adding the whole-grain product. For a change, try brown rice or whole-wheat […]