Category Archives for "Whole Grain Foods"

Whole Grains are some of the best health food!


Looking For Healthy Whole Grain Breads?

Finding a good, reliable source of healthy whole grain bread is one way to get more easy healthy food in your diet. The bread needs to be full of a healthy balance of natural food ingredients. Bread adds more sodium to the average American’s diet than any other single food, so look for lower sodium. And that isn’t the only pitfall to finding a good healthy whole grain bread, since many breads are made with HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup).

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Natural Food – Quinoa

Quinoa is a seed about the size of a millet, produced from a plant related to spinach and Swiss chard. It’s available as a grain, flour, pasta and cereal. It’s nutritional quality is compared to that of dried whole milk by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Bottom line, quinoa has more protein in it than any other grain known.

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Finding Whole Grain Bread

If you’ve read some of my past posts, like Whole Grains for Good Health, you know 100% whole grain bread is an important health food.  In yesterday’s post I talked about fiber, and noted that whole grains have fiber. Here’s a little video about finding the right bread for good health from the folks at Relish […]

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Whole Wheat Crackers

If you go to the store and buy a box of Ritz Whole Wheat Crackers, you’ve got real health food crackers made with all grain goodness, right? Wrong! Remember, it has to say 100% Whole Wheat if you want whole grain. As it turns out, each 15-gram serving of crackers only has 5-grams of whole grain. In other words, Ritz Whole Wheat Crackers are really made of more refined white flour than whole wheat.

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