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About 75 percent of all the grain products produced in the United States are made with wheat flour. The crop from which it is derived is grown in 42 states on about 63 million acres of land. Half of the wheat grown on th... More »

France is a democratic republic situated in western Europe along the Atlantic Ocean. Its name in French is the Republique Française. The name is derived from the Latin word Francia, referring to the Franks, a Germanic tr... More »

Egypt is considered to be the center of the Arab world and has the highest population of all the countries in the Arab world. Approximately 95 percent of Egypt's population lives on or near the Nile River. However, the N... More »

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Spelt, an ancient grain related to wheat, is a food beginning with the letter "S." It has a chewy texture and a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. Spelt can be used in any recipe calling for wheat flour or wheat berries. More »

Quaker does not label any of its products as gluten free because of the possibility of cross-contamination with other grain types or foods in the manufacturing or shipping process. Products such as Quaker Oats do not con... More »

Grains and grain products, particularly wheat, barley and rye, contain high amounts of gluten, which exists in grains as a protein. Some grains, such as corn, millet and sorghum, do not contain gluten, but it can be foun... More »

Carbohydrates are a needed source of energy. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose that is then used by the body's cells, tissues and organs. Extra sugar is stored in the liver and muscles. More »