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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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Hungry Jack Wheat Blends Pancake and Waffle Mix

Hungry Jack Wheat Blends Pancake and Waffle Mix

NO: With whole-wheat flour falling second to enriched bleached flour, there isn’t enough whole-wheat in this pancake mix to be labeled as a true whole grain. But a few whole grains are better than none, and this is one of the few complete commercial baking mixes that is available with whole grains. Choose this option over the standard buttermilk for 16 grams of whole grains in every 3-4 pancakes.

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