Latest Whole Grain Stamp Stories

General Mills-Funded Study Finds Most Americans Don't Get Enough Whole Grains, Dietary Fiber
2014-02-06 14:03:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Nutrition Research has found that Americans don’t consume enough whole grains. Funded by the cereal-maker General Mills, the study team discovered that people who ate the recommended three or more daily servings of whole grains also tended to eat the most fiber. Major sources of whole grains for respondents included breakfast cereals, breads and rolls, oatmeal and popcorn. "Most people do not...

Whole Grain Food Guidelines Fail To Promote Foods That Are Healthier For Consumers
2013-01-11 10:32:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some time now many foods have been marketed as having ℠whole grains,´ offering consumers healthier eating options. But a new study from researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that many of these foods classified as having ℠whole grains´ are misleading and may not be any healthier for consumers than brands without whole grains. The HSPH study also found that current standards for...

2010-10-11 06:30:00

New research shows that people who eat sufficient amounts of whole grains have higher quality diets overall, but it also shows that, at least in the United States, not very many people actually eat whole grains as much as they should. The study, published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, found that less than 5 percent of American adults between 19 and 50 surveyed between 1999 and 2004 said they eat at least three whole grain servings every day....

2010-09-17 11:03:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With obesity fears a constant concern, many are striving to eat better, seeking out affordable better-for-you food options. Whole grain products have certainly hit that sweet spot, and shoppers now have many options across food and beverage sectors. According to recent research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), more than 3,700 products were launched since 2005 with a "whole grain" claim in the US. (Logo:...

2010-08-02 08:00:00

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Perdue Farms Incorporated today announced a new Whole Grain frozen product line to provide consumers with a convenient meal or snack option that is both nutritious and delicious. Perdue's latest line of frozen chicken is made with whole grain breading and includes Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets, Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Strips and Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders. The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend that all...

2008-10-13 12:00:42

MINNEAPOLIS Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008, the General Mills Bell Institute of Health concluded research suggesting that incorporating whole grain foods into a reduced calorie diet can result in lowering risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome and heart disease. In fact, a whole grain diet can lower the risk of heart disease as much as the use of statin drugs. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/benefitsofwholegrains/32737/ General Mills...

2008-02-05 17:45:00

Diets with high amounts of whole grains may help achieve significant weight loss, and also reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a team of Penn State researchers at University Park and the College of Medicine. "Consumption of whole grains has been associated with a lower body weight and lower blood pressure," said co-author Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of nutritional sciences at Penn State. "We thought that incorporating...

2006-01-11 13:21:20

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who regularly eat whole grains like high-fiber cereals and cooked oatmeal may be less likely to develop a cluster of conditions that raise the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among 535 adults between 60 and 98 years old, those who ate more whole-grain foods were less likely to develop a group of risk factors known as metabolic syndrome or to die of cardiovascular disease over the next...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.