6/25/10

This Week's Hidden Healthy Hit: CousCous

Most of us would agree that couscous is a nutritious grain choice. But did you know that there are some brands of couscous that contain better nutrition?
Meet this week's Hidden Healthy Hit: Fantastic World Foods Organic Whole Wheat Couscous. Considering that some couscous varieties only get a NuVal score of 50 something, this is a true nutrition knock-out with a NuVal score of 91!! Here's the nutrition info from this great food.

Fantastic World Foods Organic Whole Wheat Couscous
Price: $3.29
(priced 6/21/10)
NuVal Score: 91
Serving Size: yield from 1/4 cup uncooked
Calories: 170
Total Fat: 0.5 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 0 mg
Carbohydrates: 37 g
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 7 g
...and it contains 8% of our daily recommend iron intake.

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