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: Like most commercial quick-cooking grits, these grits are made from white hominy, which is a form of corn that has had the hull and germ removed, and therefore, not a whole grain. Though often difficult to find, whole grain grits are slowly becoming more widely available, especially from local stone grinding mills. They are also more perishable, and are best kept in the refrigerator. If the grits are made from hominy, they are not a true whole grain.