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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White Lily Cornmeal Mix

White Lily Cornmeal Mix

NO: This mix is made from enriched white corn meal, wheat flour, and degerminated white corn meal. Degermination involves the removal of the oil-rich and vitamin-packed germ from the whole grain, but yields a more shelf-stable product, which is often more desirable for food manufacturers.

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