whole grains

Grains, Grains, and More Grains!

Written by UConn Dietetics Masters student Carlie Stochl. Wheat and oats are not the only grains available to eat!! Did you know there are over 20 different types of grains? Examples of grains include wheat; white rice; Amaranth; barley; buckwheat; bulgur; einkorn; farro; Khorasan; millet; oats; quinoa; brown rice; rye; sorghum; Spelt; teff; and wild […]

Jump on the Whole Grain Train!

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Hanna Caridad Do you know what the difference between a whole grain and a regular old, run-of-the-mill refined grain is? Let me give you the scoop! Whole grains contain all three parts of the grain kernel: the bran, the germ, and the starchy endosperm. All those parts are important and […]