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cereal

(sēr′ē-ăl) [L. cerealis, of grain]
An edible seed or grain, containing approximately 70% to 80% carbohydrate by weight and 8% to 15% protein. Many cereals also provide significant dietary fiber. Common cereals include barley, oats, rice, and wheat.

cereal

any member of the plant family Gramineae which produces edible fruits, e.g. rice, wheat, maize, oats and barley.

cereal

cultivated grain crops of barley, wheat, rye and oats, members of the plant family Poaceae (Graminae). See also barley, wheat, rye, oat.

cereal crop
oats, wheat, barley, rye crops used as grazing when immature or failed and short. Usually used when other feed is short and livestock are hungry. Hypomagnesemia, nitrate/nitrite poisoning and photosensitization may occur on immature green crops and lactic acid indigestion due to ingestion of grain on stunted mature crops.
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This research paper is intended to raise awareness of the benefits of whole grains in the diet as well as to educate the consumer on how to select whole grain products.
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food manufacturers have been legally obligated since 1998 to add it to grain products, such as baked goods and breakfast cereals.
enriched grain products with folic acid has led to an overall intake of the nutrient, yet consumption still falls far short of federal targets and varies greatly among different populations, according to a study in the November issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
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8 billion, bolstered in part by the success of the large number of new whole grain products.
Research suggests that such whole grain products can provide a range of health benefits, including decreased risk of heart disease, some digestive cancers, stroke and type 2 diabetes.