Grains and Cereals
Is Pasta Bad for Your Health?
Pasta is made fromm grain and can be part of a healthy diet as long as you don't load it down with high-calorie cheeses, sauces and toppings.
Spelt Bread Recipe for a Bread Machine
Make your own spelt bread in a bread machine at home with this simple recipe. Spelt bread is a good source of fiber and minerals.
Learn About Grains and Cereals
Grains and cereals provide energy nutrients so they form a major food group. Learn how to add more healthy grains and in cereals into your diet.
Spelt and Spelt Flour
Spelt is grain with a sweet and nutty flavor. It's an old grain - in fact it's an ancestor of today's wheat. Learn more about spelt. There's also some tips for using spelt.
Nutrition Information for Chia Seeds
Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, plus several minerals. Learn more about chia and how to incorporate these seeds into your diet.
What You Need to Know About Quinoa
Quinoa is an ancient grain that can be served like rice or oatmeal. Here's some nutrition information for quinoa and links to several healthy recipes.
Healthy Foods: Oatmeal
Oatmeal may improve your heart health because it contains soluble fiber that may reduce your cholesterol levels. Learn more about oatmeal.
Nutrition Information for Andean Lupine - Chocho
Andean lupine is a legume that's rich in protein, healthy fats and minerals. It's an ancient seed that's been consumed for more than 2,000 years.
Quinoa and Wild Rice With Almonds
This easy side dish combines the goodness of quinoa and wild rice.
Should I Eat Brown Rice Instead of White Rice?
Rice can be a part of many healthy diets, but does it matter if you choose white rice or brown rice? Learn more.