Prevent Heart Disease: Healthy Food

6 Surprising Ways to Sneak in Whole Grains

Give your next meal a belly-flattening, heart-healthy makeover with these super simple suggestions

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Give your morning meal an extra nutritional punch by substituting cornmeal for up to half the flour in waffle (or pancake) recipes, suggests Dudash. While cornmeal isn’t quite as nutritious as whole wheat, oats, or other grains, it still delivers more dietary fiber than white flour, as well as traces of vitamins and minerals, like blood-pressure-lowering magnesium and cancer-fighting selenium.

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