O'er Fields of Healthy Grain

Cathy Arnst

Most people are aware that it's healthier to eat whole grains rather than refined. But you may not know the reason. A new study from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture gives some insight into why whole grains are good for us--they keep the body from overproducing triglycerides, dangerous fat molecules in the blood. And not only does brown rice, whole wheat bread and oatmeal improve our heart health; they can actually help us lose weight.

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