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Nearly half of consumers don’t understand whole grain labels on foods, study finds

Nearly half of consumers don’t understand whole grain labels on foods, study finds

Health
Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Up to half of all U.S. consumers are confused by the labeling on food products such as cereal, bread and crackers, causing them to make fewer healthy choices when shopping, according to a study published Monday by the journal Public Health Nutrition. Consumers asked to identify the healthier options based on whole grain content made the wrong choice 47% of the time for bread, up to 37% for crackers and 31% for cereal, the researchers said. Advertisement The findings suggest that product labels, particularly as they relate to grain content, are confusing to consumers, researchers said. "The general public has heard [that we should] eat more whole grains and, knowing this, food manufacturers sometimes design their packages to make consumers think [their products] have more ...
Evidence of water on Mars are actually grain flows, research suggests

Evidence of water on Mars are actually grain flows, research suggests

Science
Nov. 20 (UPI) -- New research undermines evidence used to suggest water still flows on present day Mars.Water was once abundant on Mars. That water is not mostly gone, but some studies have suggested Martian slopes still host the occasional flow. However, new analysis of these flow signatures suggest the dark streaks are caused by moving grains and dust.The narrow, dark lines along downward-sloping features on Mars' surface are known as Recurring Slope Lineae. Previous surveys of the lines suggest RSL expand slowly and fade after periods of inactivity. They're seasonal and become most apparent during Mars' warmer months.The lines look similar to those formed by water running down a dirt embankment on Earth, leading some scientists to believe the lines are formed by liquid water flows.But n...
This Veggie and Steak Grain Bowl May Be The Most Balanced Meal Ever

This Veggie and Steak Grain Bowl May Be The Most Balanced Meal Ever

Health
Can we just say that we love a good grain bowl? The versatile meal lends itself to tons of healthy combinations. The proof is in this bowl that’s made with fiber-rich farro and veggies like lettuce, zucchini, and roasted peppers. We top the whole thing with a 3-ounce portion of lean flank steak and a dash of crumbled feta cheese to bring you a balanced dish that’s full of the nutrients you need. Healthy whole grains? Check. Veggies? Check. Protein? Double check. Watch the video above to see how you can cook up this superfood grain bowl at home. Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
This Fiber-Packed Grain Salad Is Good for Your Gut

This Fiber-Packed Grain Salad Is Good for Your Gut

Health
There’s nothing like traditional Italian flavors to make your tastebuds happy. In this video, we’re sharing our go-to grain recipe, which combines sundried tomatoes, fennel, and fresh oranges with fiber-rich barley. The result is a healthier take on a classic rice salad. Full of refreshing ingredients, the satisfying side dish is the tastiest way to eat well for weight loss. Enjoy!Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com