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.
NO: Unfortunately, this super high fiber option is not a whole grain. The cereal has been striped from the germ and endosperm, which removes it from the category of whole grains. While the bran is an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants, and B vitamins, it is not a true whole grain. Don’t scratch this choice off your grocery list though. Instead, mix these Bran Buds into a 100% whole grain cereal for a healthy, low-calorie fiber boost.