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2009-10-01 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The updated Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program (WIC), serving more than nine million at-risk, low- to moderate-income families will as of today include brown rice as one of the program's key whole grain offerings. Brown rice is the perfect addition because it is both economical and a nutritional powerhouse. At about 10 cents per serving, it will help to keep the WIC Food Packages cost-neutral and, because brown rice is a 100% whole...

2009-09-22 10:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. U.S. Market for Whole and Other Grains: Trends and Developments, The http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116175/US-Market-for-Whole-and-Other-Grains-Trends-and-Developments-The.html After years of falling consumption, grains are back on the menu, with per capita use rising. Wheat, rice, oats, barley and a host of specialty grains are regaining acceptance from...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

RIDGWAY, Colo., Sept. 14, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all Americans say they aren't getting the recommended amount of grains in their diet, according to a recent Grain Foods Foundation survey conducted on its behalf by Harris Interactive(R). Almost all U.S. adults (98%) indicate they eat at least one serving of grains per day, with an average of 3.2 servings. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating six servings of grain foods each day, with at least three coming from whole...

2009-08-19 14:52:48

Popcorn and many breakfast cereals contain surprisingly large amounts of the antioxidant polyphenols, believed to reduce disease, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania said polyphenols are a major reason why fruits, vegetables, chocolate, wine, coffee and tea have become known for their potential role in reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Commercial hot and cold whole grain cereals have been regarded as...

2009-07-07 12:59:00

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding a simple way to eat healthier without sacrificing taste just got easier. With the Barilla "That's Whole Grain?" Taste Challenge, pasta lovers are invited to discover the great taste of Barilla Whole Grain. From now until December 31, 2009, anyone who tries and is not completely satisfied with Barilla Whole Grain will receive a free box of their favorite regular Barilla pasta. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090707/NY41858-a) (Logo::...

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2009-06-03 08:10:00

While most nutrition experts agree that school lunches should include more whole-grain products, a new study from the University of Minnesota finds that food-service workers lack understanding and the resources to meet that goal.The study, which involved school food-service directors from across Minnesota, appears in the current issue of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. Because they serve so many meals to children each day, school food-service directors have a major influence on...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

New Snack Crackers Offer a Tasty Way to do More for Your Heart LA JOLLA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi Company, the premier natural food company, today announced the addition of whole grain crackers to its Heart to Heart(TM) family of foods. The new whole wheat crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious, featuring pioneering ingredients including plant sterols and antioxidants, making them the first nationally distributed crackers to provide more for your heart. (Logo:...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Free, Downloadable FIBER-pe-dia Helps Them Raise the Grade BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of fiber to overall health is well documented, yet more than nine out of 10 American adults and children do not get enough fiber(1). Why? According to a recent Kellogg Company survey, the answer may be two-fold. Consumers don't know where to find fiber, and mistakenly believe products that tout "whole grain" provide it. "The consumer confusion around fiber and whole grains...

2009-04-16 07:00:00

Launches new campaign focusing on simplicity, authenticity, longevity PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time when many food products are being enhanced with "super ingredients" and altered to match the latest diet trends, one food brand is bucking marketing trends and embracing its "lack of innovation." After more than 100 years, Post Original Shredded Wheat cereal continues to be made with one simple, honest ingredient - 100% natural whole grain wheat. From high-tech cell...

2009-03-19 08:30:00

Districts in New York, California, Delaware Improving Textures and Nutritional Profiles in Baked Items such as Bread, Pizza, Muffins, Cupcakes, Cookies, Cakes, as well as in Icings and Fillings with Z Trim Multifunctional Fiber MUNDELEIN, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZTHO) - Nutritional innovation can't happen fast enough for some school food service directors and nutritionists. In the 35-school Irvine Unified School District in Irvine,...