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New Study Disproves “Fast Carbs Make You Fat” Claim

In-depth analysis shows dietary glycemic index not a determinant of weight gain or loss   August 12, 2021 – Washington, DC – A study recently published in Advances in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed nutrition journal from […]

New Study Highlights Importance of Grain Foods in Infant Diets

The first-of-its-kind analysis demonstrates infant grain consumption linked to superior diet quality  January 20, 2020 – Washington, DC – A new study recently published in Nutrients, a peer-reviewed medical journal of human nutrition, highlights the importance of […]


Shines New Light on Conflicting Dietary Recommendations April 8, 2019 – Washington, DC – A new study published this week in Advances in Nutrition,a peer-reviewed medical journal from the American Society of Nutrition, boldly substantiates […]


Yet Grain Foods Are Filling Critical Nutrient Gaps August 31, 2017 — Washington, D.C. — A new study published this month in the journal, Nutrients, shows that – contrary to popular belief – Americans’ consumption […]

New Research Reinforces No Benefit To Gluten-Free Diet

Despite health claims for gluten-free eating from celebrities and the media, there is no evidence indicating the general population would be better off avoiding gluten. The gluten-free diet is an essential medical treatment for people […]

Grain Foods Foundation Team With Spina Bifida Association

AMERICANS UNAWARE OF ONE SIMPLE PREVENTATIVE MEASURE FOR LOWERING RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS: FOLIC ACID Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association Team Up to Share Folic Acid Awareness This January JANUARY 1, 2015 — […]

Fight the Snack Attack with Delicious and Healthy Choices

Food Network’s Robin Miller Partners with Grain Foods Foundation to Launch Nationwide Smart Snacking Contest NOVEMBER 2013 — RIDGWAY, Colo. — Nearly all Americans (93%) snack at least once each day, despite the importance consumers […]

USDA To Allow More Grains Back Into School Meals

U.S. Grain Industry Applauds Decision Washington, D.C., December 19 — The grain industry applauds the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to suspend daily and weekly maximum quantities placed on grains, meats, and meat […]

Mia Hamm’s Tips

Keeping energy levels balanced throughout the day is critical to maintaining a healthy weight and leading an active lifestyle…and who better to share her tips than soccer star and mom of three, Mia Hamm! Mia […]

Our Perspective on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines

The Grain Foods Foundation applauds the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee members for their scrutiny of the research which continues to show the importance of both whole and enriched grains in a healthful diet. We […]

Grain Foods Foundation Adds To Scientific Advisory Board

Shelley Case, RD Joins to Provide Celiac and Gluten-free Expertise RIDGWAY, CO (November 29, 2010) — Shelley Case, RD has joined the Grain Foods Foundation’s scientific advisory board, a group of leading nutrition and medical […]

Melissa d’Arabian Tips

My kids like sandwiches without crusts, so I am constantly cutting them off sliced bread. Instead of throwing them away, I save them in resealable freezer bags. I turn them into “dippers” which my kids […]

Sensible Resolutions for 2010

As we approach the beginning of a New Year, many people will be considering making New Year’s resolutions. According to a survey conducted by Opinion Corporation, nearly half of all adults in the U.S. regularly […]

Easy & Affordable Holiday Entertaining

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, especially because they often bring together family and friends from near and far. While hosting for the holidays can bring great joy, it can be expensive […]

Holiday Hazards – and Solutions

Between parties, family events and well-meaning co-workers, food is everywhere around the holidays, and the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s seems to become just one long, tempting opportunity to overindulge. However, the seven-pound weight […]

Fall Comfort Foods

Fall is officially here, bringing chilly days and brisk winds along with it. Layering on your favorite sweater is one way to stay warm, but cooking is another way to create that cozy feeling unique […]

The Daily Six: An Easy Way to Go with the Grain

Living a healthy lifestyle is all about achieving a balance between mind and body, health and fitness, whole and enriched grains. The USDA dietary guidelines recommend six daily servings of grain foods, half of which […]

Brown Bag It for Back-to-School Season

With the economy in a slump and back-to-school season drawing near, families across the country are looking for ways to save money while still eating healthy. This fall, the Grain Foods Foundation is encouraging everyone […]

The Perfect Picnic

July ushers in a season of gathering with close friends and loved ones, and nothing is more fun than a summer picnic. When packing your picnic basket, follow these tips from the Grain Foods Foundation […]

Easy & Affordable Holiday Entertaining

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, especially because they often bring together family and friends from near and far. While hosting for the holidays can bring great joy, it can be expensive […]

What’s Your BBQ-IQ?

We all know that barbeque means something different to everyone. So with summer grilling season officially here, the Grain Foods Foundation and Chef Todd English have developed barbeque sandwiches sure to please every unique barbeque […]

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Who better to ask for Mother’s Day brunch inspiration than mother of two, chef, cookbook author and TV personality Sara Moulton? Sara’s brunch recipes are a great way to begin the Mother’s Day celebration, and […]

Fueling Your Body with Nutrient-Rich Foods

March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to think about how a variety of foods come into play in a healthy diet. Nutrition affects our lives by giving us the energy needed to do […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Healthy Heart

Startling statistics about heart health demonstrate that you are more likely to die from heart disease than from any other disease. In fact, heart disease is the nation’s number one killer. With February being American […]