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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Sara Lee 45 Calories and Delightful Wheat Bread

Sara Lee 45 Calories and Delightful Wheat Bread

NO: Though nice and brown with visible flecks of wheat, the primary grain of this bread is enriched bleached flour.  With only 1g of whole grain per slice, this is not the best choice when seeking whole grain bread. Look for a variety that is labeled as 100% whole wheat and fewer ingredients.

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