- of or being natural or unprocessed grain containing the germ and bran.
Origin of whole-grain
First recorded in 1955–60
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Ideal Meal: Edamame and pomegranate seeds (wonderful for energy), paired with a whole-grain English muffin.6 Snacks to Eat for Your Workout
August 15, 2010
The whole-grain preparations furnish the best food for the bones.First Book in Physiology and Hygiene