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Whole Grains

Eating Whole Grains Helps You Live Longer, Harvard Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty

Eating at least three servings of whole grains a day could lower your risk of death, according to new research conducted at Harvard and published in t...

Stove Top Aged Cheddar Mac n Cheese with Pancetta Sage Breadcrumbs

Selena Sharpless | Posted 05.09.2016 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

When it comes to food I have strong opinions on what I like and what I don't. Actually this pertains to all aspects of my life; there is just no time for wishy washy in-betweens.

Meatless Monday: Sample the Value Add for Whole Grains Sampling Day

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.25.2017 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Omnivores, let's put a couple of tired myths out of their misery -- 1) Vegans get plenty of protein from plants. 2) We eat more than lettuce (hell,...

Why You Should Be Loving All Things Farro

Selena Sharpless | Posted 03.11.2017 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

It's basically a step up from your normal boring quinoa game and has all this awesome hearty fiber that your health vibes are going to go nuts for.

Super Cozy Vanilla Bean Steel Cut Oats

Selena Sharpless | Posted 01.21.2017 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

You deserve a cozy bowl of steel cut oats studded with vanilla beans, maple syrup and cinnamon spice. Superwoman can't save the world without the proper fuel ya know?

8 Whole Grains You Should Be Eating This Fall

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

If you've written off whole grains, you may be leaving some flavorful nutrition benefits on the table. September is Whole Grains Month and the perfect...

No, Students Do Not Really "Hate School Lunches"

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 09.29.2016 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

By now many of you have likely read "Why Students Hate School Lunches," by Kate Murphy in this week's New York Times Sunday Review. Here's my one word reaction to the piece: GAH!!!!

Avoid the Gluten-Free Trap

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

The majority of potato chip brands have always been gluten free. Yet, when someone is grabbing a bag at the grocery store, or offering you some at th...

5 Delicious Quinoa Recipes To Help You Maintain That Summer Beach Body

Caroline Phelps | Posted 08.06.2016 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Quinoa is one of those things that, until recently, my husband (who is a ravenous eater of all things) referred to as 'hacky-sack food.' I'm happy to report that he's pulled a full 180 on his perception - and now regularly suggests we whip up a batch for dinner.

4 Everyday Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.04.2015 | OWN

Eat This...For That Ask people who know me, and they'll agree that when it comes to diet, I'm always singing the praises of automating what you eat. I...

Whole Grains: Dietary Angel or Demon?

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

While it's true that the caveman did not consume a lot of whole grains, the fact they have been with us for millennia and are considered an important part of some of the healthiest diets in the world lends credence to the idea that they are not only harmless but essential for achieving optimal health.

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images ...

The Much-Maligned Food That Could Add Years To Your Life

Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Johannah Sakimura Though “grains” and “flour” are dirty words for some health-focused eaters these days, evidence continues to mount sup...

Palatetraining: How to Raise a Vegetable Lover

Dr. Laura Lefkowitz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Laura Lefkowitz

Over the past year I have been documenting my 1-year-old son's "Palatetraining" on social media as he gobbles down fresh veggies. It is possible to raise a vegetable lover, you just have to start earlier and "Palatetrain" your child from their first bite of solids.

Fiber From Whole Grains Linked To Longer Life

Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/24/2015 02:36 AM EDT Whole grains are known to be good for you, but it may be the part of those grains that r...

Healthier Jambalaya For Fat Tuesday

Food Fanatic | Posted 04.17.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish.

Bread (Whole-Wheat, of Course) May Really Be the Staff of Life

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The JAMA study has told us how to live a longer, healthier life. Why not start now with a piece of whole wheat toast?

Whole Grains Could Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Don't ditch the bread just yet. A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health reveals that, counter to what low-carb enthusiasts would have you...

8 Whole Grains You're Probably Not Eating (But Should Be)

Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD You've probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven't yet tried quinoa I bet you've heard of it, or have seen it o...

Whole Grains and Half-Witted Notions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Whole grains have figured prominently in human diets for roughly 15,000 years. They figure prominently in the diets of the healthiest populations alive today. And unlike the mostly extinct choices of our Stone Age ancestors, they are available to us today.

6 Little-Known Whole Grains That Pack A Healthy Punch

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 11.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Including plenty of whole grains in your diet puts you at lower risk for diabetes, heart disease an...

Are Your Whole Grains Really as Healthy as You Think They Are?

Epicurious | Posted 10.15.2014 | Taste

by Joanne Camas We're being told to eat more whole grains. There's no escaping the message. But do most people know exactly what "whole grain" mean...

Mom vs. Food

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

7:31 a.m. -- Prepare whole wheat, whole grain toast. Oldest child prefers bagels. Prepare whole wheat, whole grain bagels with homemade jam. Oldest child prefers honey. Prepare whole wheat, whole grain bagels with local wildflower honey. Oldest child takes one bite and spills on shirt.

The Pros And Cons Of The Paleo Diet

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

The concept is this: Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits. Therefore, the Paleo proponents argue, to be healthier, leaner, stronger and fitter, we must re-think our diet and remove some of the food groups we consider basic.

18 Health Benefits Of Whole Grains

Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Some popular diet books say you should ditch wheat or gluten to shed pounds. But the USDA recommends eating grains daily, and at ...