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Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains

A healthy eating pattern includes grains, with at least half coming from whole grains. Use the tools below to reinforce this key message through a variety of communication channels.

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  • Aim to make at least half your grains whole grains. Look for the words “100% whole grain” or “100% whole wheat” on the food label. Whole grains provide more nutrients, like fiber, than refined grains. https://go.usa.gov/xn39A [Use Image 1]

  • Make your sandwich more interesting! Instead of refined (white) bread, use 100% whole wheat pita bread, whole grain tortillas, or whole wheat wraps! Find more whole grains tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39A [Use Image 1]

  • Make half your grains whole grains by choosing foods such as whole wheat bread, pasta and tortillas, and brown rice. Find whole grain recipes here: https://go.usa.gov/xn3XR [Use Image 1 or 2]

  • Make half your grains whole grains. Choose foods that name a whole-grain ingredient first on the ingredient list. Find more whole grains tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39A [Use Image 1 or 2]

 

Tip Sheets

Choosing Whole-Grain Foods

Choosing Whole-Grain Foods
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Make half your grains whole grains

Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains
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Also available in Spanish: PDF | JPG

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