When there’s Big News in the Whole Grains Council, we send out a press release and post it in the press release section of this website. But every day, the momentum of whole grains moves forward in many smaller ways, which you can read about here in our blog. Come back often, and see what’s new.
No matter what type of diet people are drawn to, nearly everyone recognizes the importance of fiber for good nutrition. However, many are surprised to learn that the fiber from whole grains may offer specific health benefits that can’t be replicated with fruits or vegetables alone.
When nutrient profiling systems work well, they help guide shoppers toward products that contribute to an overall diet more closely aligned with dietary recommendations. However, not all nutrient profiling systems are created equal and many of them overlook whole grains entirely.
If you have whiplash from following the ever-changing whole grain requirements in U.S. school meals, you’re not alone. Take a trip down memory lane with us to review the key updates shaping whole grain requirements in schools, and learn about the newly announced rule impacting school meals today.
If it seems like there are more whole grain options available in the grocery store aisles today than ever before, that’s because it’s true! New research demonstrates just how much progress there has been in making whole grain options more accessible.
How can we move towards a more sustainable diet without alienating cultural food preferences? Researchers at The University of Delaware created models to address this dilemma. The key ingredient to their approach? Whole grains!
With its emphasis on plant-based ingredients, it's no surprise that the Mediterranean Diet celebrates whole grains in a big way. Barley, buckwheat, bulgur, farro, freekeh, millet, oats, brown rice, rye, and spelt form the foundation of Mediterranean whole grain eating...
In a season where warm, rich, celebratory meals and holiday desserts are the order of the hour, whole grains can not only be incorporated, but can elevate your holiday cooking and baking to a whole other level.
November brings with it a noticeable hum of excitement in the global whole grain community as International Whole Grain Day approaches! This year, the WGI International Whole Grain Day celebration focuses on why choosing whole grains is good for you, and for the planet.