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.
Healthy Recipes: 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.
Basic Nutrition: 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.
Is Spelt the Same as Wheat?
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.
Healthy Foods: 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.
Healthy Foods: 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.
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.
Healthy Foods: Andean Lupine
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.
Healthy Recipe: Quinoa and Wild Rice With Almonds
This easy side dish combines the goodness of quinoa and wild rice.