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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Contemporary Examples of whole-grain

  • Ideal Meal: Edamame and pomegranate seeds (wonderful for energy), paired with a whole-grain English muffin.

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    6 Snacks to Eat for Your Workout

    Divya Gugnani

    August 15, 2010

Historical Examples of whole-grain