Acceptance of two US Department of Agriculture commodity whole-grain products: a school-based study in Texas and Minnesota.

  title={Acceptance of two US Department of Agriculture commodity whole-grain products: a school-based study in Texas and Minnesota.},
  author={Yen Li Chu and Cynthia A Warren and Christine E Sceets and Peter Murano and Len F. Marquart and Marla Reicks},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={111 9},
Whole-grain intake among children and adolescents is below national recommendations, prompting efforts to increase intake in schools. The purpose of this study was to compare the acceptance of whole-grain pancakes and tortillas to refined grain counterparts when served as part of the school meal. Data were collected at 10 schools in Minnesota and seven schools in Texas during the Spring and Fall semesters of 2009. Three pancake and two tortilla products of varying red or white whole-wheat flour… CONTINUE READING

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