Definition of wholegrain in English:

wholegrain

adjective

  • Made with or containing whole unprocessed grains of something.

    ‘wholegrain mustard’
    • ‘Eat healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables and nuts, and wholemeal and wholegrain versions of rice, pasta and bread.’
    • ‘Combining this dish with oatcakes or wholegrain bread makes a perfect protein meal, which will sustain energy longer.’
    • ‘The Broadcaster had the baked fillet of salmon with a honey and wholegrain mustard crust.’
    • ‘To keep his weight up, leftovers, if appetizing, or wholegrain toast and an apple is an easy snack.’
    • ‘Carbohydrates are a vital ingredient of a footballer's diet, with wholegrain rice and wholemeal bread being popular choices.’
    • ‘Flavour the mash with a couple of tablespoons of wholegrain mustard or herbs such as chives and basil.’
    • ‘Foods rich in B vitamins are green leafy vegetables, wholegrain breads and cereals, nuts, legumes and lean meats.’
    • ‘Have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables daily and go for wholegrain carbohydrate foods.’
    • ‘Sandwich two slices of wholegrain bread around a one-ounce slice of cheddar cheese and microwave for 15 seconds.’
    • ‘These are good before or after a workout, but at other times of the day, the wholegrain versions are much better since they provide more fiber and have a less dramatic effect on insulin levels.’
    • ‘I buy white bread because it is cheaper, but I love wholegrain and rye bread.’
    • ‘He advised her to eat more fruit, salads and wholegrain cereals and wholegrain bread.’
    • ‘Your morning bowl of cereal may be a more potent source of phytochemicals than you think - as long as it's a wholegrain variety.’
    • ‘Certain seafoods, notably oysters, along with milk, wholegrain breads, dark-meat poultry, and nuts like cashews also provide this multipurpose mineral.’
    • ‘For the second year in a row, Vics has won gold for its wholegrain bread in the Baker of the Year competition, announced last week.’
    • ‘The last thing I ate was a piece of wholegrain toast with Vegemite.’
    • ‘Calcium is needed for the growth of bone and teeth, and can be found in dairy products, broccoli, wholegrain cereals, sardines and sesame seeds.’
    • ‘There is some evidence that wholegrain cereals may help reduce the risk of heart disease, and the presence of heart-healthy nuts should help here too.’
    • ‘The next best would be wholegrain toast with an egg or some nut butter - protein food.’
    • ‘Change your diet to include more wholegrain foods, vegetables, fruit and remove as much fat from it as possible.’

Pronunciation:

wholegrain

/ˈhəʊlɡreɪn/