Breads - Wheat Nutrition - Health Benefits of Wheat Foods | EatWheat.org

There are many health benefits of eating wheat foods. Fiber Fiber is one of the most needed nutrients for the human body. While it does not supply minerals, vitamins or calories, it benefits your digestive system. Having a high fiber diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, lowers risk…

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Looking for the perfect gift idea? Hint: the way to EVERYONE’s heart is some good food. We’ve got the easiest Food Gift Ideas from your favorite bloggers!

Who doesn’t love a fresh baked good in their life? If you’re looking to spread a little spring-time cheer, meet your newest neighbor or impress your new in-laws, Bake and Take Month in March is the celebration for you! Bake and Take Month has been an opportunity to share the…

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meat thermometer in burger on grill. shows importance of food safety.

  Cooking is a great hobby. What other activity do you do that you get to eat what you make? But sometimes even the best of intentions can run amok. We all know somebody who has had food poisoning, but what are some food safety rules that can prevent you…

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New Year, New You? As a Registered Dietitian I hate the word DIET! Yes, you heard that right: I don’t believe in diets. You’re probably asking yourself: How can a professional that literally has “diet” in the title DIETitian not support dieting?

As a Registered Dietitian I hate the word DIET! Yes, you heard that right: I don’t believe in dieting. You’re probably asking yourself: How can a professional that literally has “diet” in the title DIETitian not support diets? Enjoy your Food, Don’t Fear It Diets are often restrictive in nature…

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Ancient grains? Heritage varieties? What grain is what? This is aegilops tauschii is one of the three plants that bred together to create modern bread wheat.

Nothing is more symbolic of American agriculture than the image of a wheat field ready to be harvested. The golden heads of wheat arching dramatically towards the ground. They are heavy with the grain that will be crafted into quality food for a quality population. This abundant sea of gold…

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Family eating meal together. Eat Better. Eat Together.

When was the last time you sat down to eat together with your family at home? October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month. It’s a great time to start enjoying meals together if you’re not already. Eating together as a family allows children and adults to focus on the…

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Seeded Onion Bubble Loaf was the winner of the 2017 National Festival of Breads. Celebrate World Bread Day in October!

No matter how you slice it, bread is an important part of nearly every culture, race and religion around the world. World Bread Day was founded to celebrate those products from all around the globe. While man cannot live on bread alone, wheat foods do make up 20…

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Meal planning tips from a Registered Dietitian | eatwheat.org

When I talk with other parents or anyone for that matter, one of the biggest struggles that I hear is “What am I going to make for dinner tonight?” As a mom and Registered Dietitian I have a solution to solve this age old problem… Meal Planning! While there is…

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Image: Snack crackers.

Ready to chuck the crackers or breakfast cereal due to the headlines you’ve been seeing on recent news? Hit the brakes before you toss out those crackers. Let’s look a little more closely at the glyphosate (Roundup) article that these headlines are based on. I chose to become a Registered…

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Graphic: Nutrition facts new label - what's different | EatWheat.org

Nutrition Facts Labels are intended to help consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy dietary practices. Have you noticed a change to the nutrition facts label on some of your favorite foods? It’s been 20 years since the current nutrition facts label has been in use. Updated scientific information,…

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