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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Archway Classic Oatmeal Cookies

Archway Classic Oatmeal Cookies

NO: Sorry cookie lovers… but these oatmeal cookies are not exactly whole grain.  The oats in these cookies fall far behind the enriched bleached flour, and swim amidst other unwanted ingredients such as partially hydrogenated soybean oil (a source for trans fats), high fructose corn syrup, sugar, and salt.

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