NPR Story
11:39 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Seeking A Grain Of Truth In "Whole Grain" Labels

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 1:03 pm

Whole wheat, stone-ground, multi-grain. Have food labels got you confused? Joanne Slavin, a nutrition professor at the University of Minnesota, and David Ludwig, a pediatrician and obesity doctor at Boston Children's Hospital, discuss the meaning of "whole grain," and whether intact grains like wheat berries pack more nutritional punch than their ground-up counterparts, such as whole wheat flour.