Whole grains

Cobe, Patricia
March 2006
FoodService Director;3/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, Special Section p4
Trade Publication
This article presents a foodservice purchasing guide to whole grain products. Nutritionists are pushing whole grain products over the refined type. The reason-whole grains contain the entire grain kernel, including the bran, germ and endosperm. Those are the parts that contain fiber, iron, zinc and many B vitamins. What to buy: brown rice, bulgur, couscous, oatmeal, whole cornmeal, whole-wheat breads, whole wheat flour, whole wheat tortillas, wild rice, buckwheat, barley, quinoa, millet and grits.


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