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Seeking A Grain Of Truth In "Whole Grain" Labels

NPR | March 1, 2013 10:03 a.m.

Whole wheat, stone-ground, multi-grain. Have food labels got you confused? Joanne Slavin, a nutrition professor at the University of Minnesota, and David Ludwig, a pediatrician and obesity doctor at Boston Children’s Hospital, discuss the meaning of “whole grain,” and whether intact grains like wheat berries pack more nutritional punch than their ground-up counterparts, such as whole wheat flour.

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