How to Buy Bread – Whole Grains [miniseries part 2]

How to Buy Bread – Whole Grains [miniseries part 2]

In the previous post we kicked off with some general guidelines for choosing bread: The first ingredient should be whole grain. The bread should be 100% whole wheat. The fiber count should be 2 or more grams per ounce. sometimes … Continue reading

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Nothing Special About Added Fiber in Special K Cereals

Nothing Special About Added Fiber in Special K Cereals

Kellogg’s Special K line of cereals has quietly been upgraded nutritionally. Sort of. The company has added 1 gram of fiber to the Special K’s, excluding the original flavor. One gram doesn’t sound like a lot, but it’s 50% more … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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