Latest Whole grain Stories

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....

2010-10-06 14:52:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced the opening of the Bunge Ingredient Innovation Center (BIIC) for Edible Oils & Carbohydrates in Bradley, Ill. This center combines Bunge's food ingredient innovation and pilot plant facilities into one location. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) "As a global leader in...

2010-09-20 13:34:00

Wheat Foods Council takes America's most-consumed grain from farm, mill, bakery and grocery store to the streets PARKER, Colo., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 23, a live wheat field and combine will transform the streets of the Capital into a mini "farm-to-fork" experience to teach people about where their food comes from and to help them make more informed nutrition choices. The Wheat Foods Council's two-day Urban Wheat Field event enables people to...

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...

2010-07-22 13:25:00

SHREVEPORT, La., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DeBoles Nutritional Foods, Inc. announced that it is recalling one lot code of DeBoles® Kids Only! Gluten Free Tubettini Corn Pasta because it may contain undeclared whole wheat alphabet pasta. People who are allergic to wheat run the risk of an allergic reaction, which may be serious or life-threatening if they consume the recalled product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100722/NY39131LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-07-22 13:12:30

Findings could help industry develop products to increase whole-grain intake An after-school snack of graham crackers might be one way to get children to eat more whole grains, a new study from the University of Minnesota shows. Federal nutrition guidelines recommend at least three servings a day of whole-grain foods, but previous studies have found that children typically only eat about one serving per day, largely because they don't like the taste or texture of whole-grain foods. In this...

2010-07-06 08:25:00

BEIJING, July 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECBI) ("Deyu Agriculture" or the "Company"), an emerging, vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and various grains, today announced that it has retained CCG Investor Relations ("CCG") to design and execute its investor relations campaign. Headquartered in Beijing, Deyu Agriculture principally operates in...

2010-06-15 15:05:07

In a new study, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found that eating five or more servings of white rice per week was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. In contrast, eating two or more servings of brown rice per week was associated with a lower risk of the disease. The researchers estimated that replacing 50 grams of white rice (just one third of a typical daily serving) with the same amount of brown rice would lower risk of type 2 diabetes by...

2010-06-15 14:57:36

Consuming more white rice appears to be associated with a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes, whereas consuming more brown rice may be associated with a lower risk for the disease, according to a report in the June 14 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Rice has been a staple food in Asian countries for centuries," the authors write as background information in the article. "By the 20th century, the advance of grain-processing technology made...

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