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Wholegrains and blood pressure: new findings

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GO GRAINS By Erin Berghofer A new intervention study from the UK has found that two serves of wholegrain foods a day may significantly lower cardiovascular disease risk - one of Australia's most costly and deadly diseases in healthy middle-aged people - mainly by lowering blood pressure... Refined cereals and white bread were simply substituted according to group membership: the wholegrain wheat group ate two slices of wholegrain bread and a cup of wholegrain breakfast cereal; and the wholegrain wheat plus oats group ate a cup of oats and either two slices of wholegrain bread or a cup of breakfast cereal... Go Grains reviews hundreds of scientific articles published worldwide on the role of grains and legumes in improving health and preventing disease, ensuring messages are based on sound science...
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