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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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365 Organic Quinoa

365 Organic Quinoa

YES: No stamp, and no mentioning of the word "whole," but don’t let this 100% whole grain go unidentified. Quinoa is one of the ancient whole grains that is now being commercially used in cereal flakes, pastas, and other processed foods. It is quick-cooking and a great addition to soups, salads, and other baked goods.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe