Super Food

Kiernan, Willie
February 2009
FoodService Director;2/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p46
Trade Publication
This article offers information on grains, which refers to the seed-bearing fruits of grasses. Its outermost layer, called the husk, can be removed and result into a product sometimes called groats or berries. Its second layer is called the brand and contains the highest amount of nutrients. One of the reasons whole grains are considered super foods is that it makes people more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Examples of super food whole grains are amaranth, quinoa and barley.


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