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Mythbuster: To GMO or not to GMO?

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Mythbuster: To GMO or not to GMO?

In my attempt to be an “informed consumer,” I quickly realized that genetically engineered or modified foods are one of the most hotly debated issues at this time. Regardless, I believe in being aware and making my own educated decision on matters of health and environmental impact, and this applies to GMO and non-GMO foods.

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Grain’s Anatomy

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Grain’s Anatomy

All whole grains are healthful, in both universal and unique ways.  According to the Dietary Guidelines, at least half of our grains should be whole. 

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MythBuster: Is Bread Empty Calories?

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MythBuster: Is Bread Empty Calories?

If you think carbs are all wasted calories and bad for you, think again. Here is just one more reason to love bread, as if its deliciousness weren’t enough. Australian scientists found that the fiber in bread, cereals, and fruits helped people avoid disease and disability in old age. Their findings have been published in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

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Grains and Brains

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Grains and Brains

A lifestyle of healthy eating isn’t just good for your body; it’s also essential for good brain function. Some fad diets may warn against grains and carbohydrates, but it’s important to remember that grains are a source of protein, vitamin B2, and zinc.

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Grains and Women's Wellness

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Grains and Women's Wellness

A woman’s nutritional needs change as she ages, and it’s important to know where grains and fiber fit into these evolving dietary requirements so she can stay healthy mentally and physically. 

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