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Updated 25 April 2013

Power up with whole grains

We constantly hear that whole grains are good for us and that we should include more of them in our diets. But what exactly are whole grains and what makes them so special?

We constantly hear that whole grains are good for us and that we should include more of them in our diets. But what exactly are whole grains and what makes them so special?

McKevith also advises that you look for the word “whole” before the grain in a food product’s ingredient list (for example “wholegrain wheat”). Also check whether whole grains are listed towards the start of the list (this is an indication whether it’s one of the main product ingredients).

Is it whole grain or not?


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