Add Whole Grains

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...

Whole-Grain Nutrition

Find out the health benefits of eating whole grains and learn how to decode confusing whole-grain labels.

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Whole-Grain Food Labeling

Decoding Whole-Grain Labels

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


Added Fiber Grains

The Skinny on Added Fiber

Can yogurt, sweeteners and water really have fiber? We’re demystifying the trend of “added fiber.” By: Sidney Fry, MS, RD


Dish Up Whole Grains

Dish Up Whole Grains

Enjoying more whole-grain foods can help keep you healthy and trim.


Fiber fundamentals

Fiber Fundamentals

Its multiple healthful benefits can be enjoyed with a few easy strategies and these delicious recipes.

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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