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19 Oct 2013 / Heidi Wengreen, Ronald G Munger, Adele Cutler, Anna Quach, Austin Bowles, Christopher Corcoran, JoAnn T Tschanz, Maria C Norton, and Kathleen A Welsh-Bohmer

The promotion of the consumption of whole grains and legumes and nuts may provide a dietary strategy aimed at a cognitive benefit that is adaptable to diverse cultures and regions around the globe....

17 Oct 2013

(Ridgway, CO) OCTOBER 16, 2013 – The Wheat Foods Council (WFC) announced the winner of its 2013 “Wheat – Healthy Choices for Every Meal”...

04 Oct 2013

October is National Pasta Month, the perfect...

26 Sep 2013 / ALLISON AUBREY AND ELIZA BARCLAY

A doctor who authored the book Wheat Belly claims that modern varieties of wheat have more gluten and have caused the rise of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. But doctors have other theories to explain why wheat makes some people sick.  ...

25 Sep 2013

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and increase awareness about MiPlato – the Spanish complement to MyPlate...

25 Sep 2013 / Julie Jones, Ph.D., CFS and Marianne Smith Edge, R.D

Fueling the body and brain for optimal performance and cognitive functioning is one guiding principle in the U.S....

11 Sep 2013

In this issue of Kernels, we focus on the science behind brain health and the role of complex carbohydrates in healthy brain function. We also delve into the components of wheat that...

05 Sep 2013 / Robert Preidt

Eating a Mediterranean diet may be good for your brain and might reduce the risk of dementia, a new review suggests.
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22 Aug 2013

The Grain Foods Foundation (GFF) has launched a new interactive consumer and influencer engagement site, www.GrainsForYourBrain.org. According to GFF, this new digital outpost is the culmination of almost a year's worth of consumer and...

05 Aug 2013

ASN Statement Evaluates Effects of Whole Grains on Risk of Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease.  The ...

02 Aug 2013

Does eating wheat pack on the pounds?  For losing weight and keeping it off, there's nothing magical about going wheat-free. Read article

Re-used with permission of Nutrition...

01 Aug 2013

Wheat scientists and advocates say a health certification for wheat, like the heart-healthy one for oats, could go a long way in educating consumers about the beneficial grain. In the meantime, a popular but controversial book has spawned what one wellness newsletter calls “wheatphobia,” and...

05 Jul 2013

Spring has arrived, and runners are hitting the trails. Many endurance runners have been trainng throughout the cold months for the numerous spring road races across the country. With the growing popularity of endurance competitions, like triathlons, half-marathons and marathons, runners must...

03 Jul 2013

Like all grains, wheat began as a wild grass, and may in fact have been the very first crop in history. Historians believe the wheat kernel originated in the “cradle of civilization,” the Tigris and Euphrates river valley, near present day Iraq. In their natural state growing in the fields,...

02 Jul 2013 / Genevra Pittman, Medline Plus

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat a diet high in fiber-rich whole grains are less likely to develop diabetes or heart disease, according to a review of past studies.

The analysis was conducted for the American Society for Nutrition. In a position statement, the group said...

24 Jun 2013

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Rosemary Leicht of Bethel, Ohio, is the grand prize winner in the 2013 National Festival of Breads baking competition, sponsored by King Arthur Flour, Fleischmann’s Yeast, and the Kansas Wheat Commission. Judges selected Leicht’s recipe for Onion Parmesan Cracker Bread from...

22 May 2013 / Dr Daniel McCartney

Warmer days mean it’s much easier to opt for lighter foods and to exercise in the evenings after work. While some of us stick to the simple mantra of “eat less, exercise more”, others adopt unorthodox diets...

06 May 2013

 

Welcome to the Spring/Summer issue of Kernels, our e-magazine keeping you up to date with wheat foods news, features and recipes. In this issue we focus on how healthy carb-loading...

03 May 2013 / Martha C. White

 

A new survey from market research firm the NPD Group finds that America is cutting gluten out of its diet in a big way. Just under one-third of 1,000 respondents agreed with the statement: “I’m trying to cut back/avoid Gluten in my diet.”

That’s the highest level since the...

03 May 2013 / Cyd Dutcher

EUGENE, Ore. (KMTR) - Two words are popping up more and more in grocery stores around the country: gluten-free. But, is eating gluten-free foods just another diet option? 
"It's been kind of confusing," says Kathleen Brandt. “People really may jump to the diet not having a...