Eating for Life

March 8, 2006 3:01 AM

The whole grain truth

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 The FDA ( .html) stepped in earlier this month and reissued a draft guidance policy: a “whole grain” must retain the endosperm, bran and germ.

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