I've talked about it before - you need to be eating whole grains. Not the refined ones, the ones with the nutrient-rich bran and germ intact - you'll get vitamins, minerals and fiber from these. If you're a more average American than me, you eat sandwiches often, and bread can be a good place to get a dose of whole grains into your diet - but wait, what do all those labels mean? "Stone ground?" "Multi-grain?" Are those the real deal?
As you should with all foods - bypass the health claims and labels and head for the list of ingredients. Look for the word "whole" in the first few ingredients - as in "whole wheat flour," "whole oat flour," etc. And what if you're not a bread or sandwich eater? There are lots of delicious options for you, and here are some tasty ways to prepare them . . . .