Tag: dietary fiber

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Whole Wheat

Whole wheat products contain the starchy endosperm portion of the kernel, in addition to the nutrient-dense germ and bran. Unfortunately, in the refining process, the germ and bran are removed from grains, and fiber and several other nutrients are reduced or lost. Then, refined grains are commonly enriched by adding back certain […]

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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes provide a sweet and nutritional boost to meals. They are high in beta carotene, an antioxidant that has been linked to improved immunity. Versatile and healthy, sweet potatoes are also easy to prepare. Reasons to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes They contain dietary fiber, helping to maintain a healthy digestive […]

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Grains

The huge diversity of grains ensures making at least half your grains whole can be both fun and tasty! Grains are one of the five food groups and are considered an important building block of a healthy diet. Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or other cereal grain is […]