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Whole Grains and Good Health

9 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Fire up the toaster. We've got more good news for grain lovers. A recent study suggests that whole grains are not just beneficial in lowering blood sugar, they may also aid in cholesterol reduction and weight control.
Compared to older adults that consume less than a half serving of whole grains daily, those who eat at least three serving of whole grains per day have smaller gains in waist size, blood pressure, and blood sugar based on a study published in the Journal of Nutrition .
The researchers evaluated data from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort for this study, which looks...
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Whole Grains vs. Refined Grains

Whole Grains vs. Refined Grains

9 days ago   |   By Food and Health

We've talked a lot about whole grains over the years. Most recently, it was in our Building Blocks of Health series, but we've also covered recent studies about the impact of whole grains on health, how to do a whole grain cooking demonstration , and more practical matters like which whole grains cook quickly, ways to replace refined grains with whole grains , how to shop for whole grains (and not get tricked by sneaky product packaging and misleading claims), and even which whole grains are gluten free .
But we've never published a comprehensive list of whole grain and refined grain...
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