3 Great Fall Recipes for Whole Grain Salads
Have you ever wondered which grains are really considered whole? Are you baffled about gluten and whether you should avoid it? Let’s look at some of the common misconceptions about this nutrient-rich food group, then get in the kitchen and make your favorite grain-rich salad for the next tailgate party or Friday night pitch-in.
Myth: All my grain choices every day should be a whole grain.
Fact: The goal is to make at least half of your grains whole every day, not all. White grains are perfectly OK to enjoy, but whole grains have many more benefits: They may help reduce risk of heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and help with weight loss and weight management.