Grains of Truth

Rubin, Karen Wilk
July 2006
FoodService Director;7/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p32
Trade Publication
The article examines how the U.S. people fail to meet their daily recommendation for whole grains when they meet the government's daily requirement for grain consumption. A survey revealed that only 10% of the grains the U.S. people eat are whole grains and the rest were refined grains like white bread. Whole grains include whole wheat, oats and oatmeal. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, whole grain foods must contain 51% or more whole grain ingredients by weight to qualify for health claims.


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