YES: Sprouted bread, steel-cut oatmeal, quinoa, freekeh
NO: Multi-and whole-grain breads, cereals, rice
■ Whereas sprouted breads are made from ground-up sprouted grains, so you’re eating just veggies, most multi- and whole-grain breads contain extra sugar or corn syrup. Steel-cut oatmeal is a great heart-healthy whole food with nothing extra thrown in. Boxed cereals, meanwhile, have all kinds of additives and fillers, and are stripped of their nutrition during processing.
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