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Lose Weight with Whole Grains

It’s no secret that whole grains protect against a host of life-threatening conditions, from heart disease and cancer to diabetes. Maintaining a healthy body weight plays a key role in preventing chronic illnesses such as these. Now, new research...

Going Gluten Free?

3 Million Going Gluten Free without Celiac Disease Celiac disease rates have held steady in recent years at less than one percent of the U.S. population, but more than three million non-celiac Americans now follow a gluten free diet, according...

Wonderful Washington Wheat

Wonderful Washington Wheat (The following is an excerpt from the publication; “Washington Wheat Facts 2015/2016” presented by the Washington Grain Commission.) Just how important is wheat production in Washington State? According to the Washington Grain Commission, very important! There is more land...

What Consumers Should Know About Pesticides and the Food They Eat

2014 Pesticide Data Program Annual Summary The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has released the summary from 2014 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary.  The data confirms that overall pesticide chemical residues found on the foods...
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