Grain Deep Dive

Grain Deep Dive

Grain foods are one of the major food groups as part of an overall healthy eating plan. When you think about a meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you should aim to have about one-quarter of that meal coming from grain foods. Learn more about the nutritional benefits of grain foods in the resources below.
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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and we are highlighting the importance of grains in the diet and their relation, or lack thereof, to diabetes. Foods ...
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Top view of wholegrain and cereal composition shot on rustic wooden table. This type of food is rich of fiber and is ideal for dieting. The composition includes wholegrain sliced bread, wholegrain pasta, oat flakes, flax seed, brown rice, mixed beans, wholegrain crackers and spelt. Predominant color is brown. DSRL studio photo taken with Canon EOS 5D Mk II and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

September is Whole Grains Month!

We are excited to celebrate Whole Grains Month, and to do so we are sharing an overview of some of our favorite features of this ...
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Two year old boy eathing cheese, crackers, orange slices and chicken chunks at preschool.  Shot with the Canon 20D.

Healthy, Balanced Snacks for the School Year

Snacks make up a good part of any child’s diet, and consuming healthy snacks helps bridge hunger between meals, prevents overindulging on less healthy foods, and ...
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Schoolchildren enjoying their packed lunches in a school cafeteria


Registered dietitian Elana Natker gives expert advice on making the best sandwiches that are not only delicious but packed full of vitamins and nutrients to ...
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Celebrate National Sandwich Month with the Perfect Fillings and Toppings

August is National Sandwich Month and we’re sharing our favorite insights on how to revamp the ordinary lunch staple into a bite-worthy masterpiece. Choosing a ...
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Mac and Cheese Remix

First, let us start by saying Mac and Cheese is the top dog when it comes to comfort food and in no way does it ...
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National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month, and we are so excited to celebrate dining al fresco all month long. Check out our menu for a nutritious, ...
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Nutrition Tips for Men Over 50

As people age, it’s important to focus on the quality of the foods they eat. Our calorie needs (and appetites) dwindle as we age, so ...
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Cross the Finish Line with Grain Foods 

This year on June 1st we celebrate National Running Day. Whether you’re planning to hit the track, the pavement, or the treadmill, proper nutrition before, during, ...
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Breakfast: The Key to a Healthy Metabolism

When it comes to boosting your metabolism, eating a well-balanced breakfast is at the top of the list.   Just like a car can’t run without ...
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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Are No Longer Just For The Kid’s Menu. Try These 5 Delicious Grown-Up Approved Grilled Cheese Recipes.

Who doesn’t love a nice, warm, and easy-to-make grilled cheese?  Not only do they taste great, but the nutrient-dense bread used to make this deliciousness provides ...
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Signs a Low Carb Diet Isn’t Working for You

A quick Google search for weight loss tips and you will likely see recommendations to reduce your carbohydrate intake. What those articles fail to realize ...
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Cereal Mashups to Make Your Morning Magnificent

This year for National Cereal Day we’re going beyond just your average bowl of deliciousness with milk. We’re merging, combining, elevating, whatever you want to ...
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Better for You Cereals for National Cereal Day! 

If you’ve noticed cereal making a comeback, you’re not imagining things! In recent years cereal has once again become a breakfast staple, meeting the flavors ...
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Tips on “Building a Better Sandwich…”

Nearly half of all adults in the US consume one or more sandwiches on any given day, with the most common types of sandwiches being ...
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Perfect Pairings for a Perfect Valentine’s  

It’s February, which means everyone’s favorite holiday of celebrating love and relationships is upon us. For many people, Valentine’s Day is not complete without a ...
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Questions and Answers about Going Gluten-Free

Gluten Free: Q&A

What is the difference between celiac disease, gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity, and gluten-free? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, meaning the body attacks itself. In ...
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Gluten Free Facts

Gluten-Free: Just the Facts

Gluten-free: aisles of the grocery store are devoted to it; tables in school cafeterias are labeled for it; and celebrities swear by it. Should we ...
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