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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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La Banderita 8 Grains Soft Taco Flour Tortillas

La Banderita 8 Grains Soft Taco Flour Tortillas

NO: These tortillas may carry a brown, wheat-colored hue, and have eight different grains somewhere in the ingredient list, but the first listed ingredient is bleached enriched malted wheat flour—not a whole grain. While these tortillas are a good low-calorie, high-fiber source, they also contain partially hydrogenated soybean oil (source for trans fats), and they do not contain a full serving of whole grains.

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