Weight Management

Croutons Deliver a “Devilish” Twist on Spring Chicken

Wheat Foods Council

We all love chicken – in fact, Americans buy more chicken than any other food for the center of the plate.  So if you’re looking to add a new twist to a tried and true favorite, look no further than our “Deviled Chicken Breasts with Mushroom and Bacon Dressing.”Read more

ConAgra to FDA: There is ‘ample evidence’ to support qualified health claim on whole grains and type II diabetes

Elaine Watson, Food Navigator-USA.com

ConAgra Foods says there is “ample scientific evidence” to support a qualified health claim about whole grain consumption and a reduced risk of type II diabetes.Read more

CDC report finds U.S. population has good levels of some essential vitamins and nutrients

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overall, the U.S. population has good levels of vitamins A and D and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The report offers a limited but generally favorable review of the nation’s nutrition status although the findings do not necessarily indicate that people consume healthy and balanced diets.Read more

Get Your Plate in Shape

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Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products have all the nutrients we need for healthful lifestyles. Get your plate in shape by ensuring your meals include foods from all of these food groups. Learn more about building a healthy plate at www.eatright.org

USDA Partner Wheat Foods Council Announces "What's On MyPlate" Day


The Wheat Foods Council (WFC) is teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012 “What’s on MyPlate?” Day, to heighten public awareness of the importance of choosing foods for a healthy meal. The WFC is committed to promoting a diet that reflects the latest recommendations in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and highlights the message behind the new MyPlate food icon.Read more

Introducing Kernels, our new quarterly e-magazine.

Judi Adams, MS RD, President, Wheat Foods Council

Our first issue of our new e-magazine, Kernels brings you stories, articles, recipes and more. 
For the first issue of our quarterly e-magazine we feature an interview with USDA's Robert Post talking about their SuperTracker program. Also, we focus on folic acid fortification of enriched grain products and their role in the prevention of birth defects.  We have a couple delicious recipes, an article about Spring Wheat and another surprise or two.
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