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American Thanksgiving is coming up, and it's time to start planning your whole grain dishes. Read on to find out how whole grains can elevate everything from stuffing to dessert– and even mashed potatoes!...
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Whole grain consumption is linked with a wide range of benefits for children and getting the next generation hooked on whole grains helps instill long-term habits for good health.
Assorted Grains in bowls and slices of bread
From intermittent fasting to restrictive dieting, Americans are targeted left and right by messaging advising them what not to do and what not to eat. However, research on the gut microbiome suggests that a different approach is warranted: Eat more. Specifically, more types of plants.
Assorted whole grains - dry
Four women in the whole grain world share their insights, advice, and stories with us in this interview.
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A misleading new study alleges that "including a moderate amount of whole grains is optional for a healthy diet" -- a finding at odds with prevailing nutrition research. Experts join us to break down the science. ...
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Play along with us for a chance to win amazing whole grain prizes.
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Our 2023 Whole Grain Consumer Insights Survey found many indicators that consumers are increasingly seeking whole grain foods, not only for their health benefits, but also because consumers see them as tasty and sustainable.
Pasta salad with basil, grilled cantaloupe, and prosciutto
A full day of whole grain meals, without turning on the oven!
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Nutritious school meals improve the dietary quality of children in the short term, and new research suggests that the benefits can extend into adulthood as well, making stronger whole grain standards in lunches more imperative than ever.
A colorful bowl of tabbouleh with lemon slices
Welcome back to our Spotlight series. This round, we're off to the Middle East with bulgur and its smoky cousin, freekeh. Let's learn more about about these two fiber-filled, quick-cooking grains...
bowl of farro salad with strawberries, mint, and lime
Grains might be considered latecomers to the local foods movement, but they’ve arrived and they’re changing the way many communities think about flavor and flour.
granola parfait on a table
To effectively reduce our risk of diet related disease, research suggests that the one of most impactful nutrition shifts we should prioritize is increasing the consumption of one healthy, yet widely underutilized food group: whole grains.