Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Whole grain consumption is on the rise. According to information from the Whole Grains Council, Boston, Mass. (phone 617-421-5500,, new product launches of foods making a “whole grain” claim have grown sharply since 2000. “In 2007, nearly 15 times as many new whole-grain products were introduced worldwide as in the year 2000,” reports the Mintel Global New Products Database. In addition, by tracking restaurant menus across the country, Mintel Menu Insights identified …

Whole grains such as amaranth and teff have higher levels of calcium than other grains.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr