The odds of developing and dying from cardiovascular disease may be stacked against habitual consumers of generous portions of refined grains.
Following a diet rich in whole grains may help curb the development of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older individuals.
Older women who eat a lot of whole grains regularly may have low probability of dying prematurely.
Indulgence in refined grains may put an individual at high risk of developing stomach cancer.
Regular ingestion of refined cereal products may facilitate the onset of oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, stomach, colon, rectal, and thyroid cancers.
Eating more whole grains may help guard against the development of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, and esophagus.
Generous intake of high-fiber diets rich in legumes, whole grains, and cruciferous vegetables may protect individuals against kidney cancer.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Experts at the Continuous Update Project of the World Cancer Research Fund have predicted that the number of new cases will rise to 1.36 million for men and 1.08 million for women by 2035. At this rate, approximately 5-6% of...