S T O R I E S
Nutritionists: Oatmeal isn't the only 'right thing to do'
Nutritionists don't doubt that oatmeal is healthy. Oats lower cholesterol because they are high in soluble fiber. But so do lot of other foods, like grapefruit, prunes, kidney beans and broccoli.
FDA: Oats good for hearts, and boxes can say so
In response to a request by Quaker Oats, the Food and Drug Administration has decided that food with a lot of oat bran or rolled oats can carry a label claiming it may reduce the risk of heart disease, when combined with a low-fat diet.
Rice may be the grain worth sticking with
Rice has been growing in popularity in American diets, thanks to its low-calorie,
low-fat profile. And now research suggests the grain may have added health benefits.
Studies call for more fiber, OK java
Eating more fiber-rich foods like fruit and whole grain cereal appears to lower the risk of heart disease, according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Oat bran makes a hearty return
Remember oat bran? The trendy grain of the 80s could be making a
comeback. The U.S. government is considering allowing certain oat products to make health claims
on their labels.
L I N K S
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Recipes Using Various Grains and Cereals
Mmmm, paella. Compiled from rec.food.recipes.
Lots of recipes, FAQ, oat science, and "Live Well, Be Well."
National Pasta Association
Shapes, recipes, nutrition, and FAQ are the highlights here.
Pasta Recipes Archive
Heaps of concoctions compiled from rec.food.recipes.
From the Fusili Club.
Pasta, Designed by Architects
No nutritional info here, but an interesting take on pasta shapes.
From the USA Rice Federation.
Rice Krispies Recipes Galore
The title says it all.
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