Add Whole Grains

The fourth challenge is to eat three more servings of whole grains each day. We clarify the definitions and decode the labels so you will know exactly what you're eating and, well, approximately how much. Is "brown" bread whole-grain? Well, sometimes...

Decoding Whole-Grain Food Labeling

How can you tell if a product is really a whole-grain food? Stick to the ingredient list for the answer, and find 37 common products here and see if they pass our whole-grain test. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

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Publix Greenwise Raisin Bran Cereal

Publix Greenwise Raisin Bran Cereal

NO: These bran flakes are true to name, made from organic wheat bran. While vitamin-rich and heart-healthy, these flakes are not a whole grain, but can certainly be made part of a wholesome breakfast. Watch out for sugar and salt, which fall directly behind wheat bran and raisins on the ingredient list.

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