April 22, 2012

Whole Grains and Dietary Fibers: End Your Confusion

whole grainsWe’re being urged via health messages and big marketing campaigns to eat more dietary fiber and simultaneously to chow down on more whole grains. Beyond the messages to achieve these goals ringing in our ears, a plethora of new foods greet us in the supermarket aisles. They tout, for example “5 grams of whole grains per serving,” “47% of dietary fiber per serving” or proudly focus your attention on the Whole Grains Stamp.


Warshaw quoted in The ZIED GUIDE - Do the New Food Rules Make or Miss the Mark?

Just before the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released, Elisa Zied, MS, RD, author of The ZIED GUIDE, asked a few colleagues to state what they wished to be included in these healthy eating to dos. Zied recently followed up, after the Dietary Guidelines were made public on 1/31/11, to see whether our wishes came true.

Warshaw's Wish for 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Focused on Fiber, Included in The Zied Guide (1/26/11)

In anticipation of the big reveal of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines on 1/31/11, dietitian and author of The Zied Guide, Elisa Zied, went to a handful of dietitians to ask what they wish for in this next iteration titled Experts' Wishes for New Dietary Guidelines. My wish?

November 18, 2010

Focus in on Fibers for the Health of Them

Do you eat enough fibers (yes fibers) each and every day? If you’re not eating those five (or more) servings of fruits and vegetables, making at least half your servings of grains whole (grain and wheat) and sneaking in servings of legumes, then it’s doubtful you’re getting your fill of fibers.


Warshaw quoted in July/Aug Sat. Eve Post about Resistant Starch "A New Type of Fiber"

Warshaw is quoted in the July/Aug issue of Saturday Evening Post in an article titled "A New Type of Fiber" which features the benefits of resistant starch and the ingredient Hi-maize. Hi-maize is a natural high amylose corn form of resistant starch manufactured by National Starch Food Innovation, a client of Warshaw's. Warshaw discusses the digestion of resistant starch and the resulting health benefits.

Warshaw quoted in U.S. News and World Report Fiber Story

Warshaw quoted as author of Real Life Guide to Diabetes and consultant to National Starch Food Innovation, manufacturers of Hi-maize natural resistant starch from high-amylose corn, in sidebar titled Fiber Sources: Soluble, Insoluble and Beyond.