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Dietary magnesium intake is related to metabolic syndrome in older Americans.

Regular consumption of magnesium-rich foods, such as legumes, whole grains, and green vegetables, may cut down metabolic syndrome risk in older Americans.

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Whole grain consumption and the metabolic syndrome: a favorable association in Tehranian adults.

Generous intake of diets high in whole grains may significantly cut down metabolic syndrome risk.

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Is intake of breakfast cereals related to total and cause-specific mortality in men?

Low all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality risks are associated with high whole-grain breakfast cereal consumption in US adult males.

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Whole- and refined-grain intakes and the risk of hypertension in women.

High intake of whole grains may reduce hypertension risk in women.

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Whole grains and CVD risk.

Decreased cardiovascular disease risk is associated with regular intake of whole grains.

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Interactions of dietary whole grain intake with fasting glucose- and insulin-related genetic loci in individuals of European descent: a meta-analysis of 14 cohort studies.

Genes may influence the plasma insulin-reducing activity of whole grains in persons of European descent.

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Whole grains are associated with serum concentrations of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein among premenopausal women.

High intake of whole grains is associated with low serum concentrations of high sensitivity C-reactive protein and improved reproductive health in pre-menopausal women.

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Epidemiological support for the protection of whole grains against diabetes.

Diets rich in whole grains and cereal fibers are associated with low type 2 diabetes risk in men and women.

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Whole grain bran, and germ intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study and systemic review.

Eating large amounts of germ, bran, and whole grains may confer significant protection against the development of type 2 diabetes.

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Greater whole grain intake is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and weight gain.

High intakes of whole grains and dietary fibers may confer significant protection against the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

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Whole grain intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in men.

Diets rich in whole grains are associated with low type 2 diabetes risk in men.

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Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?

Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?
Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6) is the scientific name of what is commonly known as phytic acid, or simply "phytate." Phytate is a naturally occurring phytochemical found in grains, legumes, and nuts. It is often referred to as an "anti-nutrient." However, this label is severely misleading according to many, many scientific studies. Did you know that phytic acid...
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