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January 24, 2011 @ Whole Story
Whether enjoyed as cereal, flour or flakes, rye is a hearty and delicious high-protein cereal grain that is digested more slowly than other grains.
January 17, 2011 @ Whole Story
Millet, a mildly-sweet, nutritious little grain, pleases people as well as birds! Learn how to enjoy millet’s delicate flavor in all kinds of dishes.
January 10, 2011 @ Whole Story
Whether pearled, hulled or flaked, whole grain barley makes a tasty and healthy addition to breakfast, lunch or dinner. Learn tips and recipes for boosting barley in your meals.
January 3, 2011 @ Whole Story
Eating whole grains provides nutrients that are vital for maintaining a healthy body. We share a few of our favorite whole grains and recipes to get you started.
December 27, 2010 @ Whole Story
Cultural traditions encourage eating certain foods to bring good fortune in the New Year. Find out how many of these “good luck” foods provide a wealth of good nutrition — a lucky benefit for sure!
December 22, 2010 @ Whole Story
Before you head out over the hills and through the woods, check out our “Eating on the Holiday Go” series. Whether you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile, we’ve got suggestions to help you eat well along the way and once you arrive.
December 21, 2010 @ Whole Story
Before you head out over the hills and through the woods, check out our “Eating on the Holiday Go” series. Whether you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile, we’ve got suggestions to help you eat well along the way and once you arrive.
December 20, 2010 @ Whole Story
Before you head out over the hills and through the woods, check out our “Eating on the Holiday Go” series. Whether you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile, we’ve got suggestions to help you eat well along the way and once you arrive.
December 13, 2010 @ Whole Story
Make merry with a batch of healthy, nourishing muffins — perfect for breakfast, snacks or treats, especially with a house full of holiday guests. Pull out the muffin tins for our favorite recipes and baking tips.
December 6, 2010 @ Whole Story
Healthy Tip: don't fret the festivities! Faced with sweet and rich party fare, how are you planning to survive those holiday gatherings without sabotaging your health? Read our tips and share yours.
November 29, 2010 @ Whole Story
Reminiscent of both licorice and anise, and looking a bit like celery, one crunchy bite tells you this is no ordinary vegetable. Learn how to add fennel to your fall menu.
November 22, 2010 @ Whole Story
Packed with antioxidants, cranberries add zing and color to your fall favorites. From sauces and breads to roasted veggies and pilaf, learn how we dish out the cranberries.
November 15, 2010 @ Whole Story
Add aromatic depth and fabulous flavor with whole spices like nutmeg, allspice, cumin, peppercorn and more. Learn how to use whole or grind fresh into our favorite “spicy” recipes.
November 8, 2010 @ Whole Story
This holiday season don’t be caught off guard by dinner guests with specific dietary restrictions. Try our tips and recipes to help make sure all of your guests are well-fed and satisfied.
October 31, 2010 @ Whole Story
A nourishing way to start the day, oats also add good taste and nutrition to all kinds of dishes, from soup to meatloaf and beyond. Learn some common and uncommon ways to cook with oats.
October 25, 2010 @ Whole Story
Packed with protein, zinc, iron and antioxidants, these little green guys are the perfect garnish. From soups to pasta and more, add their sweet flavor and fun crunch to your fall meals.
October 18, 2010 @ Whole Story
Fresh herbs are loaded with color, flavor and powerful antioxidants. From entrées to sides and dessert, aromatic thyme dresses up fall favorites.
October 11, 2010 @ Whole Story
Remember Mary Poppins? “A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down….” Well, that’s just a spoonful. What happens when it becomes 22 spoonfuls, or worse, 34 spoonfuls? That’s right!
October 4, 2010 @ Whole Story
Sweet and mild, garbanzo beans will enhance your dishes with flavor as well as calcium, iron, fiber and protein. Learn how to garnish with garbanzo beans.

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Alana Sugar is a Certified Nutritionist with many years experience as a Dietary Consultant. She resides in Alexandria, Virginia where she works teaching classes, facilitating seminars, consulting with individual clients, writing articles, and creating healthy, all-natural recipes. Alana’s currently works with The American Institute for Cancer Research, Whole Foods Market, The United States Federal Government, the City of Alexandria, VA, and the City of Rockville, MD. She has been working with Whole Foods Market for 25 years.