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Varieties of Grain


Types of Whole Grains

By now you've probably heard it's a good idea to eat more fiber-rich whole grains. In fact, the American Heart Association recommends eating three or more servings of fiber-rich whole grains every day.

Save Money by Making Beans from Scratch

Dried beans are an affordable, pantry staple. They expand when cooked, so you get more for less. One pound (2 cups) dried beans makes about 6 cups cooked beans, the equivalent of a little more than 4 cans of canned beans.

The Benefits of Beans and Legumes

Protein comes from plant sources as well as animal sources. In fact, every plant we eat has at least a little bit of protein in it, and some have a lot - like beans also called legumes! Beans also have some health benefits that animal sources don't.

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