whole grain

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whole grain

An entire kernel of grain, consisting of the bran, the endosperm, and the germ.
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Although oats, from which Cheerios is made, are naturally gluten-free, "General Mills made big investments to remove the traces of wheat, rye and barley that typically came in contact with the brand's whole-oat supply," according to Rockville, Md.
The kosher-certified product combines whole-oat and pumpkin seed clusters with a touch of autumn spice and wheat-rice flakes blended with dried cranberries and apples.
Oats are delicious as whole-oat groats or rolled oats (oatmeal).
Since 1997 makers of whole-oat products have been able to claim that soluble fiber from such food as oats may reduce the risk of heart disease as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol.