Making Half Your Grains Whole is Easy with U.S.-Grown Rice
It’s time to follow the USDA MyPlate healthy eating advice to “Make at Least Half You Grains Whole.” Did you know every grain of rice starts its life as a whole grain? Whole grain rice can be brown, black, red or wild. The whole grain is the entire seed of a plant which includes the bran, the germ and the endosperm. Together, these provide vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and other important nutrients.
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NEW MyPlate recipes to help you "Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole"
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USA Rice Federation and other grain groups of the MyPlate National Strategic Partnership collaborated with USDA to develop five "how-to" videos centered around whole grains. This helpful video series reinforces the MyPlate healthy eating advice to "Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole." Video topics include: the benefits of whole grains, whole grains on a budget, whole grains for breakfast, whole grains at school and whole grains for healthy family meals.
Whole Grain Rice Recipes
Try these delicious rice recipes to help you "Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole"!
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