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What’s nice about rice?  It is a hearty grain that is sodium-free, cholesterol-free, fat-free, easy-to-cook and rich in complex carbohydrates. At 100 calories per one-half cup, it is a low calorie source of many nutrients, including protein, B vitamins, and iron. Rice is a unique grain because it contains...
 
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What is a whole grain? A whole grain is the entire kernel, consisting of the bran, endosperm and germ. What are the benefits of eating whole grains? Whole grain products are higher in nutrients, fiber and protective substances than their refined counterparts. Whole wheat flour is made from the...