Canada publishes the benefits of whole grains

October 2, 2003, Canada’s Whole Grains Bureau has launched a website that will provide consumers with nutritional information about whole grain. The goal of the website is to educate people of the health benefits of eating whole grains.

According to a poll carried out for the bureau in August, although 79% of the 1,100 respondents said they knew what whole grains were, only a few consumers could correctly identify whole grain products.

The Whole Grains Bureau said the site provides perspectives and recommendations from registered dieticians and the nutritional accuracy of the website’s content has been verified by a team of registered dieticians.

The Whole Grains Bureau is sponsored by Canada Bread’s Dempster’s WholeGrains.