Get Healthy With Whole Grains

    The Health Must-Eat List: Bread, Rice, and Grains

    Health magazine editors pick the best bread, rice, grains and more.


    Whole grains have a lot going for them: They're incredibly filling and a natural source of fiber. This must-eat list will help you grab the most nutritious products.

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    Alter Eco Organic Royal pearl quinoa
    365 Everyday Value Organic whole-wheat shells, $1.39 for 16 oz.; at Whole Foods Market.

    Alter Eco Organic Royal pearl quinoa, $7.99 for 16 oz.

    Alter Eco Organic Royal rainbow quinoa, $7.99 for 14 oz.

    Annie Chun's Maifun brown rice noodles, $2.76 for 8 oz.

    Annie Chun's pad Thai brown rice noodles, $3.15 for 8 oz.

    Barilla whole-grain penne, $1.69 for 13.25 oz.

    Barilla whole-grain spaghetti, $1.69 for 13.25 oz.

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    Barilla whole-grain penne
    Barilla Plus angel hair, $2.39 for 14.5 oz.

    Barilla Plus penne, $2.39 for 14.5 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill coarse-grind cornmeal, $2.39 for 24 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill country rice blend, $8.09 for 27 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill hard red spring wheat berries, $3.69 for 32 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill long-grain brown rice, $3.89 for 27 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill medium-grind cornmeal, $2.39 for 24 oz.

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    Bob's Red Mill coarse-grind cornmeal
    Bob's Red Mill organic hard red spring wheat berries, $2.69 for 28 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic medium-grain brown rice, $4.99 for 27 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain amaranth, $8.09 for 24 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain buckwheat flour, $4.39 for 22 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain buckwheat groats, $4.79 for 16 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain Kamut, $3.39 for 20 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain quinoa, $7.99 for 16 oz.

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    Gold Medal whole-wheat flour
    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain red quinoa, $8.55 for 16 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain spelt, $4.29 for 24 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill organic whole-grain tricolor quinoa, $8.55 for 16 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill short-grain brown rice, $3.89 for 27 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill wild and brown rice blend, $4.89 for 27 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill whole-grain light bulgur cracked wheat, $4.39 for 28 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill whole-grain millet, $3.09 for 28 oz.

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    DeBoles organic whole-wheat angel hair
    Bob's Red Mill 100% whole-grain quick-cooking bulgur wheat, $3.49 for 28 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill whole-wheat pastry flour, $2.79 for 24 oz.

    Bob's Red Mill whole-wheat pearl couscous, $4.39 for 16 oz.

    DeBoles organic whole-wheat angel hair, $2.59 for 8 oz.

    DeBoles organic whole-wheat penne, $2.59 for 8 oz.

    De Cecco whole-wheat penne rigate, $2.49 for 13.25 oz.

    DeLallo organic whole-wheat fusilli, $2.99 for 16 oz.

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    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat veggie bows
    DeLallo organic whole-wheat penne rigate, $2.99 for 16 oz.

    Gold Medal white whole-wheat flour, $3.73 for 80 oz.

    Gold Medal whole-wheat flour, $3.83 for 80 oz.

    Hodgson Mill buckwheat flour, $7.12 for 32 oz.

    Hodgson Mill garlic and basil whole-wheat couscous with milled flaxseed, $2.88 for 6.6 oz.

    Hodgson Mill organic whole-wheat penne with milled flaxseed, $3.40 for 10 oz.

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    Lundberg Olde World pilaf
    Hodgson Mill white cornmeal, $5.14 for 80 oz.

    Hodgson Mill white whole-wheat flour, $5.24 for 80 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat angel hair, $2.65 for 16 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat couscous, $2.88 for 11 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat couscous with milled flaxseed and soy, $2.88 for 10 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat flour, $3.92 for 32 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat macaroni and cheese, $2.35 for 7.25 oz.

    DeLallo organic whole-wheat fusilli
    DeLallo organic whole-wheat fusilli
    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat pastry flour, $3.92 for 32 oz.

    Hodgson Mill whole-wheat veggie bows, $2.65 for 16 oz.

    Hodgson Mill yellow cornmeal, $3.41 for 32 oz.

    King Arthur white whole-wheat flour, $5.95 for 80 oz.

    King Arthur Premium 100% whole-wheat flour, $5.95 for 80 oz.

    Lundberg Black Japonica rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg Countrywild rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    RiceSelect Royal Blend with flaxseed
    RiceSelect Royal Blend with flaxseed
    Lundberg Eco-Farmed long-grain brown rice, $4.19 for 32 oz.

    Lundberg Eco-Farmed short-grain brown rice, $4.19 for 32 oz.

    Lundberg Heat & Eat organic Countrywild brown rice, $2.99 for 7.4 oz.

    Lundberg Heat & Eat organic long-grain brown rice, $2.99 for 7.4 oz.

    Lundberg Heat & Eat organic short-grain brown rice, $2.99 for 7.4 oz.

    Lundberg Jubilee rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg Olde World pilaf, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg organic brown rice elbow pasta, $3.59 for 10 oz.

    Lundberg organic long-grain brown rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg organic penne brown rice pasta, $3.59 for 12 oz.

    Lundberg organic plain original roasted brown rice couscous, $2.49 for 10 oz.

    Lundberg organic rotini brown rice pasta, $3.59 for 10 oz.

    Lundberg organic short-grain brown rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg organic spaghetti brown rice pasta, $3.59 for 12 oz.

    Lundberg organic wild rice, $7.29 for 8 oz.

    Lundberg Wehani rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Lundberg Wild Blend rice, $3.29 for 16 oz.

    Near East Whole Grain Blends whole-wheat original plain couscous, $1.89 for 7.6 oz.

    Pillsbury Best whole-wheat flour, $2.25 for 80 oz.

    RiceSelect Royal Blend with flaxseed, $6.99 for 28 oz.

    Trader Joe's whole-wheat couscous, $1.99 for 17.5 oz.; at Trader Joe's.

    TruRoots ancient grain elbows, $4.29 for 8 oz.

    TruRoots ancient grain fusilli, $4.29 for 8 oz.

    TruRoots ancient grain penne, $4.29 for 8 oz.

    TruRoots ancient grain spaghetti, $4.29 for 8 oz.

    Uncle Ben's Ready Rice brown basmati, $2 for 8.5 oz.

    Uncle Ben's Ready Rice whole-grain brown, $2 for 8.8 oz.
    By Donna Fennessy
    Last Updated: January 11, 2014

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