Getting In Step With Whole Grains

Research continues to unlock the benefits of eating whole grains, already thought to promote better digestive health, along with being very filling.

A review of 12 studies involving nearly 800,000 participants published in the journal Circulation found that eating three to four servings of whole grains every day can lower the death rate from many illnesses, including heart disease and some cancers, compared to people who eat no or few grains.

When trying to add to the whole grains in your diet, keep in mind that you have choices beyond whole-wheat bread and brown rice.

Many ancient grains are being reintroduced and are available in a variety of products. Like the already super-popular quinoa, amaranth is a