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Food Gallery - GRAINS GROUP

Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Grains are divided into two subgroups: Whole Grains and Refined Grains.

Learn more about the Grains Group.

image of whole wheat bread

1 slice of 100% whole wheat bread counts as 1 ounce-equivalent in Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of whole wheat cereal flakes1 cup of whole wheat cereal flakes counts as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of cornbread

1 piece of cornbread (2½" by 2½" by 1¼" high) counts as 2 ounce-equivalents in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

image of a bowl of cornflakes

1 cup of corn flakes counts as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

image of 7 saltine crackers

7 saltine crackers count as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

image of 5 whole wheat crackers

5 whole wheat crackers count as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of a bowl of oatmeal

½ cup of oatmeal (cooked) counts as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of a bowl of popcorn

3 cups of popcorn count as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of a bowl of brown rice

½ cup of brown rice (cooked) counts as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Grains Group (Whole Grains subgroup)

image of a bowl of white rice

1 cup of white rice (cooked) counts as 2 ounce-equivalents in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

image of a kaiser roll

1 kaiser roll (2½ ounces) counts as 2½ ounce-equivalents in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

image of a flour tortilla

1 flour tortilla (8" diameter) counts as 2 ounce-equivalents in the Grains Group (Refined Grains subgroup*)

* These products are usually made from refined grains but some may also be made with whole grains. Check the ingredient list for the words "whole grain," "whole wheat," "whole corn," etc., to decide if they are made from a whole grain. Some of these foods may be made from a mixture of whole and refined grains.