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whole grain

An entire kernel of grain, consisting of the bran, the endosperm, and the germ.
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"The bad," she said, "is that it is recommended that at least half of all grains eaten be whole grain and even in the age group eating the most whole grains -- those 60 and over -- only about 20% of grains eaten are whole grain."
Ezekiel bread is made of sprouted whole grains (grains that have begun to sprout or germinate), including wheat, barley, millet, lentils, and spelt.
ISLAMABAD -- A large study indicates that people who eat whole grains of any kind every day are much less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
For every whole grain serving, which is around 16g, the male participants' risk of type 2 diabetes declined by 11 per cent and the women's by seven per cent.
Those with the highest consumption ate at least 50 grams of whole grain each day.
"Epidemiological studies have previously shown that consuming whole grains is associated with better weight management, but that kind of research can't tell what is cause and what is effect," notes Susan B.
* Make the foundation of your lunch sandwiches 100% whole grain (i.e., wheat or rye) bread.
The higher fiber content of whole grains is thought to help suppress appetite, improve glycemic control and insulin sensitivity, and benefit the gut microbiome composition.
1 Go for 100% whole grains. Does your bread say "100% whole grain" or "100% whole wheat" on its label?
Retail dietitians can educate shoppers about the health benefits of whole grains, help shoppers identify whole grain foods and encourage consumption by highlighting familiar options.
"Whole Grain Sampling Day provides an excellent opportunity to drive traffic, sales and media attention for retailers, restaurants, manufacturers and others," says Cynthia Harriman, director of food and nutrition strategy for Whole Grains Council and Oldways.
Eating more whole grains may be associated with reduced mortality, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), but not cancer deaths, according to a report published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.