Eating for Life

March 31, 2004

Zesty recipes for seniors

Still stumped when it comes to whole grains? The 2005 Dietary Guidelines advised Americans to eat at least three servings of whole grains a day. But thanks to some fuzzy marketing, many consumers remain confused by manufacturers’ health claims. The FDA ( www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/news/2006/NEW01317 .html) stepped in earlier this month and reissued a draft guidance policy: a “whole grain” must retain the endosperm, bran and germ.

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