Volume 132 | October 2020
Research Links Whole Grains with Numerous Health Benefits
Strong and consistent research demonstrates that eating whole grains is linked with numerous health benefits, from a 29% lower risk of type 2 diabetes, to increased antioxidant content, to lower inflammation. For this reason, the report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Scientific Advisory Committee put whole grains on par with fruits and vegetables in terms of their health benefits. Putting whole grains on your plate is a delicious first step to enjoying a healthier, happier life!
How Eating More Whole Grains Can Lead to Healthcare Savings
We know that eating a healthy, balanced diet helps prevent many types of chronic disease, so it may come as no surprise to hear that an improved diet can have a profound impact on lowering healthcare costs as well. In the last few years there have been several new studies working to quantify these savings at a large scale, measuring the cost reductions associated with a widespread shift toward healthier diets. 
5 Whole Grain Pumpkin Recipes You Need to Make this Fall
If you want to make a cozy pumpkin recipe even more hearty, the secret is simple: just add whole grains! The nutty, rich, subtly sweet taste of whole grains is the perfect match for all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice.
WEBINAR: Understanding Whole Grain Processing & Impacts on Nutrition (11/19 at 3pm ET)
  • Updates on the health benefits of whole grains
  • Why whole grains were an especially important part of the report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Research on how various processing methods impact the health of whole grains

Eligible for 1 CPEU credit for RDs. Thanks to General Mills Bell Institute for Health and Nutrition for sponsoring this session!
Whole Grain Corn Recipes
Corn is October's Whole Grain of the Month, and whole grain corn tortillas are the foundation of these Mexican inspired fish tacos. This recipe is so simple and delicious, it is bound to become a weeknight favorite.

An Oldways recipe
A spoonful of pesto stirred into whole grain corn polenta instantly transforms the flavor of the dish. If you don’t have sun-dried tomato pesto, feel free to substitute your own favorite homemade or store bought pesto.

An Oldways recipe
Using whole wheat corn flour and whole wheat flour, this flavorful twist on a traditional breakfast is so delicious, you’ll never want to use the old recipe again!

Recipe courtesy of Bob's Red Mill