Afraid of the big, bad grain? Don’t be. While low-carb diets and carb cycling might still be all the rage, ancient whole grains like black rice and quinoa are coming into their own. Yet along with the surging popularity comes a long list of myths surrounding these staples of ancient cultures. Gluten has become a dirty word, and some aspects of eating grains are still getting an undeserved bum rap for causing weight gain.
Here are 10 of the most common myths about whole grains and why you might want to change your mind about theses kernels of nutrition.