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Eating 4 servings of whole grains per day associated with 22% lower risk of death
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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grains during the study period according to an meta-analysis combined results from 12 published studies, in addition to unpublished results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III and NHANES 1999-2004.
Zong G, Gao A, Hu FB, and Sun Q. Whole Grain Intake and Mortality From All Causes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer. Circulation, 2016 Jun 13; online http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/133/24/2370.
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Qi Sun, MD, ScD
Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
665 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115. USA
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