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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

RED MEAT

Replacing one serving of red meat per day w/ whole grains lowers risk of death by 14% over 22 years

Replacing one serving of red meat per day with one serving of whole grains would reduce the risk of death by an estimated 14% over 22 to 28 years according to two studies analyzed by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Monday, May 01, 2017

WHOLE GRAINS

People consuming the most whole grains were 17% less likely to die over 14 years

The one-fifth of people consuming the most whole grains (34 grams per day) were 17% less likely to die during an average follow-up of 14 years compared to the one-fifth of people consuming the least (4 grams per day) according to a study of 367,442 people from the prospective NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

WHOLE GRAINS

Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day associated with 22% lower risk of death

Eating 4 servings (70 grams) of whole grains per day was associated with a 22% lower risk of dying during the study periods compared with those who ate little or no whole grains according to an meta-analysis of 14 studies that involved a total of 786,076 people.

Each 16 grams (one serving) intake of whole grains per day was associated with a 7% lower risk of dying during the study periods.

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WHOLE GRAINS

Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day associated with 22% lower risk of death

Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day was associated with a 22% lower risk of death compared with those who ate little or no whole grains during the study period according to an meta-analysis combined results from 12 published studies, in addition to unpublished results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III and NHANES 1999-2004.

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WHOLE GRAINS

Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day associated with 22% lower risk of death

Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day was associated with a 22% lower risk of death compared with those who ate little or no whole grains during the study period according to an meta-analysis combined results from 12 published studies, in addition to unpublished results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III and NHANES 1999-2004.

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Highest whole grain intake associated with 25-27% lower risk of heart attack

The one-forth of men and women with the highest whole grain intake had a 25-27% lower risk of heart attack during a 13.6 year follow-up compared to the one-fourth with the lowest intake according to a study from researchers at the Danish Cancer Society Research Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.

“When the specific cereal species were considered, rye and oats, but not wheat, were associated with lower myocardial infarction risk in men,” the authors note.

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Thursday, August 21, 2008

GRAINS

U.S. grain consumption has increased nearly 50% since early 1970’s, but whole grains have decreased

Grain consumption per capita in the U.S. has increased nearly 50 percent since the early 1970's , but who grain consumption has dropped according to a report titled F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in America, 2008 from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Friday, June 06, 2008

WHOLE GRAINS

People who eat about 3 servings of whole grains per day weigh about 4 lbs less

People who eat a diet with a high amount of whole grains -- about 3 servings per day -- weigh roughly 4 pounds less than those who eat a diet with a low amount of whole grains according to an analysis of fifteen studies that included data from 119,829 males and females who were 13 years and older. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jun 06, 2008 1:51 pm | [0] comments

WHOLE GRAINS

Women who consume at least one serving of whole grains per day are 32% less likely to be overweight

Women who consume at least one serving of whole grains per day are 32 percent less likely to be overweight or obese according to a study from General Mills.

This was after adjusting for age, calorie intake, dietary fiber, alcohol intake, level of physical activity, smoking status, ethnicity and education. Read the entire article | Email this article
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WHOLE GRAINS

Every one gram of whole grains per day decreases risk of obesity in men 10%, in women 4%

Every one gram of whole grains consumed decreases the risk of being obese versus being normal weight in men by 10 percent, and in women by 4 percent according to a study from researchers from TNO Quality of Life in The Netherlands which is is among the world’s largest research centers in nutrition and health. Read the entire article | Email this article
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WHOLE GRAINS

Adolescents who consumed more than one serving of whole grains per day weigh 10 lbs less

Adolescents who consumed more than one serving of whole grains per day weighed on average about 10 pounds less than kids who no whole grains according to a study from researchers at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Those consuming more than one serving per day weighed about 4 pounds less than those consuming 0-1 servings per day. Read the entire article | Email this article
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WHOLE GRAINS

One-fifth of people who consumed most whole grain reduced risk of coronary heart disease by 25%

The one-fifth of people who consumed the most whole grains were 25 percent less likely to coronary heart disease during a 10 year follow-up, and were 51 percent less likely if they had never smoked according to a recent study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

This was after adjusting for age, smoking, body mass index, postmenopausal hormone use, alcohol intake, multivitamin use, vitamin E supplement use, aspirin use, physical activity, and types of fat intake. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Friday, February 29, 2008

CEREAL

Eating 7 servings of whole-grain cereal per week reduces risk of diabetes by 37%

Eating whole-grain breakfast cereals lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes according to a study from researchers at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Those eating at least 7 servings of whole-grain cereal per week were 37 percent less likely to get type 2 diabetes during an average follow-up of 19 years. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 8:43 am | [0] comments

WHOLE GRAIN

Whole-grains, but not refined grains, lower the risk of death

Men who consumed one or more servings of whole-grain cereal per day -- but not refined grains -- were 20 percent less likely to die from cardiovascular causes during a five-and-one-half year follow-up, and 17 percent less likely to die from all causes according to a study from according to a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. "[ Our data ] highlight the importance of distinguishing whole-grain from refined-grain cereals in the prevention of chronic diseases," the paper concluded. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

WHOLE GRAINS

Those who consume the most whole grains weigh the least

People who consume the most whole grains weigh the least according to a study from researchers at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 11, 2007 8:10 am | [0] comments

Thursday, April 22, 2004

CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Fatty foods associated with weight gain in preschool children

Fatty foods are associated with more weight gain in preschool-aged children, whereas the consumption of breads and grains are associated with less weight gain according to a study from Harvard University in Boston, Mass. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 22, 2004 10:59 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Whole grain cereals reduce the risk of death

Men who consume one or more servings of whole grain cereal per day are 17 percent less likely to die off all causes, and 20 percent less likely to die of cardiovascular disease than men who rarely or nenever consume whole grain cereal according to a study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 21, 2004 2:20 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

High-fiber, whole-grain foods associated with less weight gain

High-fiber, whole-grain foods are associated with less weight gain over time than refined-grain foods according to a recent study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.

"Women who consumed more whole grains consistently weighed less than did women who consumed less whole grains," the authors wrote. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 20, 2004 3:10 pm | [0] comments
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