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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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Eggo NutriGrain Blueberry Waffles

Eggo NutriGrain Blueberry Waffles

NO: Not even the Nutri-Grain headline can hide the fact that these waffles are made from enriched flour. While the label claims that these Eggo’s are “made with whole grains,” they aren’t made with enough to claim a full serving of whole grains. Some whole grains are better than none, so choose this option over the standard buttermilk for 8 grams of whole grains in every 2 waffles.

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