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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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Concerned about Arsenic in Rice?

Concerned about Arsenic in Rice?
Hardly a week goes by without some type of warning or health scare regarding what "is or isn't" in our food. Reports regarding arsenic in rice the past few years have raised concerns in health-conscious individuals and have given low-carb followers yet another reason to vilify whole grains. Because whole grains (including rice) are an...
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