Getting Whole Grains To The Dinner Table

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Since 2005, almost 4,000 new whole grain products have been introduced, according to the market research firm Mintel. First lady Michelle Obama touts whole grains, and new dietary guidelines from the Department of Agriculture recommend adults eat three servings of them a day.

But research shows that Americans are not: A government study found that only 5 percent of Americans are getting the recommended amounts. The Boston Globe's Beth Teitell joins us for a whole grain explainer.

This segment aired on March 3, 2011.


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