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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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Tostitos Stone-Ground White Corn Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips

Tostitos Stone-Ground White Corn Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips

YES: With whole-white corn as the first ingredient, this salty snack offers half a serving of whole grains (8 grams) per 1 ounce, enough for the Whole Grains Council stamp of approval. While these tempting chips are able to call themselves whole, with at least 51% of these grains come from whole grain, there are only 6 chips in a serving, which can add up fast, along with the calories and sodium.

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