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People who consume more whole grains have been shown to be less likely to develop insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), and cardiovascular disease (CVD). By contrast, people who consume more refined grains appear more likely to develop these diseases. Compared to refined grains, whole grains contain much...
 
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My son loves breadsticks, especially the ones from Domino's pizza. I am not so keen on the pizza place's variety because they are higher in fat, sodium and cost compared to ones I can make at home and they are not whole grain. Here is a recipe that is...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Lean Pockets are now being offered in whole grain versions. The name Lean Pocket, along with the whole grain addition, caught our eye and so we decided to check them out for their nutrition facts. Our first observation is that each box contains 2 servings but we wonder if most people would eat both in ... Whole Grain Sandwiches
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Many food manufacturers are making products with whole grains. How do you choose? Could eating a whole wheat glazed donut be the same as eating brown rice? Is a sugary cereal such as Chocolate Lucky Charms okay if it is made with whole grains? Would eating a cookie really count as a whole grain serving? ... Whole Grain: Which Do You Choose?
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. They are jointly issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services and updated every 5 years. Among the proposed changes are a recommended daily folic acid...