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whole grain

An entire kernel of grain, consisting of the bran, the endosperm, and the germ.
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Researchers found that each daily whole-grain serving was associated with a nine-percent lower risk of cardiovascular mortality, and a slightly lower risk of total mortality.
Associations of whole-grain, refined-grain, and fruit and vegetable consumption with risks of all-cause mortality and incident coronary artery disease and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.
Arnold, Sara Lee, Natural Ovens, Fiber One, Nature's Own, Wonder, and Weight Watchers sell 100% whole-grain lower-calorie loaves.
In recent research, Ohio State University scientists and colleagues tackled the question of how much dietary fiber is in today's whole-grain soft-wheat flours.
Be aware that whole-grain content isn't listed on Nutrition Facts panels, and labels can be misleading.
The third reason to choose whole-grain foods is for their amazing health benefits.
Whole-grain intake and carotid artery atherosclerosis in a multiethnic cohort: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study.
In 1999, the United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) approved the Health Claim: "Diets rich in whole-grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers".
The new stamp retains the familiar black-and-gold graphics but includes the whole-grain content of the item, such as "27 g or more per serving.
As well as being a richer source of fibre, whole-grain foods contain more vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and disease-protective antioxidants.
FDA limits claims about whole grains: In a setback for food marketers aiming to capitalize on the growing appetite for whole-grain products, FDA has rejected General Mills Inc.