The push is on to add more whole grain to school breakfast and lunch. To help you understand exactly what whole grain is, and why it’s so important, the experts at the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition have put together two excellent resources:
The Whole Grain Overview explains whole
grain benefits, sources, labeling, the difference between whole grain and fiber—plus great ways to add whole grain to your menus.
Whole Grain Operator Training is a turnkey, in-service resource for giving your staff a firm grounding on whole grain: health benefits, servings, products and more. This toolkit is even approved by the School Nutrition Association for 1 CEU.