The Vital Role of Grain Foods in the American Diet

Grains play an important role in the American diet, providing much-needed nutrients, such as folate, fiber and vitamin E. In today’s crowded media landscape, between fad diets and the ever-growing gluten-free craze, it is easy for consumers to become confused about the role of grain foods in the diet. As a result, they may be making purchasing decisions that inadvertently deprive them (and their families) of the vital nutrients found in grain foods. Recent evidence highlights this confusion in today’s food culture…

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The Vital Roles of Grains in the American Diet