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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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Rudi’s Organic Bakery 14-Grain Bread

Rudi’s Organic Bakery 14-Grain Bread

YES: With no mentioning of the word "whole" across the front, this whole-grain bread variety is packed full of whole-grain punch. Check the label and you will find organic whole-wheat flour listed first, followed by a multitude of other whole grains including barley, oats, quinoa, millet, spelt, buckwheat, amaranth, and rye. With 3 grams of hearty fiber per slice, this is an excellent whole-grain bread choice.

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