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WHOLE GRAIN water or simmer time COOKING TIPS (1 cup) broth (cups) (minutes) Barley, hulled 3 45-60 Rice, brown 2.5 25-45 Bulgur 2 10-12 Cornmeal (polenta) 4 25-30 Farro 2.5 25-40 Oats, steel cut 4 30 Quinoa 2 12-15 Wheat berries 4 45-60 * Wild rice 3 45-55 Source: Whole Grains Council; * Soak overnight first.
* Look for the words "100 percent" whole grain on the label, or the Whole Grains Council stamp of approval.
"The best way to merchandise pasta is as part of a healthy pasta meal," advises Cynthia Harriman, director of food and nutrition strategies at Boston-based Oldways/the Whole Grains Council. "Almost no one eats pasta by itself, which is why it can be such a good vehicle for increasing consumption of foods, like vegetables, beans and fish, that most of us eat too little of.
Gifford and Oldways went on to create a number of important food advocacy groups, such as The Whole Grains Council, the Chefs Collaborative, The Latino Nutrition Coalition and the Mediterranean Foods Alliance.
According to the Whole Grains Council the benefits of whole grains include 30-36% reduced stroke risk; 21-30% reduced type two diabetes risk; 25-28% reduced heart disease risk; and better weight maintenance.
The Whole Grains Council gives a detailed description of each part of the whole grain:
The Whole Grains Council, Boston, unveils a new Whole Grain Stamp design that contains more consumer information.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 80 calories, 3.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 105 mg sodium, 0 sugar, 9 g carbs, 3 protein, 1 fiber Recipe/photo courtesy of Kathryn Conrad (kathrynconrad.webs.com/] and Whole Grains Council (wholegrainscorncil.org).
However, the true health benefits of heritage varieties have more to do with the fact they are consumed in their whole grain form, says Kelly Toups, RD, program manager for The Whole Grains Council.
Amaranth, called a "protein powerhouse" by the Whole Grains Council, is high in protein, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium and is the only grain documented to contain Vitamin C.
According to the Whole Grains Council, Boston, studies have shown that eating whole grains instead of refined grains lowers the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, reduces the risk of asthma, and promotes healthier blood pressure levels and better weight control.
Movements like the Mediterranean Diet, in which grains figure so prominently, and the efforts of the Whole Grains Council are lifting grains to heights normally reserved for the center of the plate.