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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Fantastic World Foods Tabouli Salad

Fantastic World Foods Tabouli Salad

YES: Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern bulgur based salad. Bulgur is made from precooked wheat berries and is 100% whole grain. Much like popcorn, oatmeal, and millet, bulgur may often not have “whole” listed on the ingredient list. Bulgur is an excellent, quicker-cooking form of whole wheat, and substitutes well for brown rice, quinoa, and couscous.

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