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The Whole (Grain) Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Aired September 15, 2010

This webinar discusses whole grains, the daily grain and whole grain recommendations for children, the health benefits of eating whole grain foods, how to identify whole grain foods using product package labeling and descriptions, and ways to include whole grain foods in menus.



Leonard Marquart, PhD, RD
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
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Elizabeth Arndt, PhD
Director of R&D
ConAgra Foods
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Leonard Marquart, PhD, RD

Dr. Marquart is an Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. His current area of reasearch includes whole grains and health; individual, environmental and behavioral factors influencing barriers, motivators and consumption of whole grain foods. Dr. Marquart's group is examining the supply chain related to the gradual incorporation of whole grain foods into children's diets through school foodservice.


Elizabeth Arndt, PhD

Dr. Arndt is a director of R&D for ConAgra Foods, focusing on areas including whole-grain nutrition and product applications, functional foods, and value-added ingredients. She received her PhD degree in grain science and industry from Kansas State University.












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