Food Comparison

February 2001 Issue

Searching for Healthful Slices From the Bread Basket

Whole grains can make you healthier (see Feature Story, Whole Grains Boast Phytochemicals (Not Just Fiber) to Fight Diseases). But when it comes to choosing a loaf, itís a little less clear which breads truly deserve whole grain billing. As whole grain foods go, breads are probably the toughest to separate the real wheat from the chaff, so to speak. 100% Is Key. Thatís because while most breads are "wheat" breads (simply meaning

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