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Dietitians taking lupins to heart.. Dietitian Dr Regina Belski has completed the first comprehensive study into the role that lupins could play in tackling chronic diet-related health issues... Addressing the Pulse Breeding Australia Inaugural Pulse Conference in Adelaide in October, Dr Belski, now based at Victoria's La Trobe University, said foods that increase satiety or that can be used as an alternative to medication to improve blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin sensitivity have the potential to be strategic weapons in the fight against heart disease...
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"Nearly 1200 farmers will grow GM canola this season, 20 per cent more growers than last year, and we expect this growth to continue," he says... Professor Timothy Colmer, from UWA's School of Plant Biology and Institute of Agriculture, says his team has studied how salt affects the reproductive processes in chickpea plants: "Our findings, together with other experiments on responses of photosynthesis and sugar supply for seed filling in saline conditions, improve our understanding of chickpea's salt tolerance," he says... "Australian growers using GM canola or cotton have reaped more than US$885 million (A$1215 million) in farm income benefits over the 18-year period covered by the report," said Matthew Cossey, CropLife Australia's CEO...
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"Nearly 1200 farmers will grow GM canola this season, 20 per cent more growers than last year, and we expect this growth to continue," he says... Professor Timothy Colmer, from UWA's School of Plant Biology and Institute of Agriculture, says his team has studied how salt affects the reproductive processes in chickpea plants: "Our findings, together with other experiments on responses of photosynthesis and sugar supply for seed filling in saline conditions, improve our understanding of chickpea's salt tolerance," he says... "Australian growers using GM canola or cotton have reaped more than US$885 million (A$1215 million) in farm income benefits over the 18-year period covered by the report," said Matthew Cossey, CropLife Australia's CEO...
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Funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), Charles Sturt University student Kyle Reynolds has found that compounds in pulses (grain legumes) appear to stop adult mouse stem cells from developing into fat cells and inhibit the absorption of fat during digestion... Mr Reynolds said the results could now be used to determine if pulses have the potential to be used in the treatment or prevention of obesity... "While the result doesn't completely explain the anti-obesity effects of pulses, it does go some way to providing a mechanism by which pulses may help us maintain a healthy weight," he said...
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The fibre content of wheat grain has been the focus of an ambitious public-private project, undertaken in Australia and France, designed to help improve public health.. The incongruity between fibre's expected and observed health benefits has given rise to the idea that fibre with different physiochemical properties impacts on the body differently and has different health benefits... "Now, a multidisciplinary team of plant geneticists, agronomists and human nutritionists have developed a wheat variety with markedly altered starch qualities - it is high in amylose, a particular type of starch which is less resistant to digestion and, as a consequence, the resistant starch content of this wheat is increased greatly."..
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The fibre content of wheat grain has been the focus of an ambitious public-private project, undertaken in Australia and France, designed to help improve public health.. The incongruity between fibre's expected and observed health benefits has given rise to the idea that fibre with different physiochemical properties impacts on the body differently and has different health benefits... "Now, a multidisciplinary team of plant geneticists, agronomists and human nutritionists have developed a wheat variety with markedly altered starch qualities - it is high in amylose, a particular type of starch which is less resistant to digestion and, as a consequence, the resistant starch content of this wheat is increased greatly."..
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Fibre development sets up new market potential.. Researchers working in the GRDC-backed venture have made it possible for wheat products to provide sufficient quantities of 'resistant starch'... Dr Elisabeth Chanliaud, R&D director at Limagrain C r ales Ingr dients, says the research breakthrough makes it possible to start developing cereal products that make sufficient quantities of resistant starch available without changing the type and quantity of consumed foods, particularly in terms of bread, cereal and pasta...
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Fibre development sets up new market potential.. Researchers working in the GRDC-backed venture have made it possible for wheat products to provide sufficient quantities of 'resistant starch'... Dr Elisabeth Chanliaud, R&D director at Limagrain C r ales Ingr dients, says the research breakthrough makes it possible to start developing cereal products that make sufficient quantities of resistant starch available without changing the type and quantity of consumed foods, particularly in terms of bread, cereal and pasta...
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A 2014 Grains and Legumes Consumption study has highlighted that most young Australian men are not eating enough high-quality grains and may be missing out on essential nutrients required for energy, health and vitality as a consequence... The finding suggests that young men have the greatest room for improvement when it comes to choosing high-quality carbohydrate foods such as grain foods this demographic is often overlooked when it comes to health messages... The Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) study further showed that only 10 per cent of young males are meeting the recommendation to consume grain foods three to four times per day, with at least half of these servings containing wholegrain or high-fibre grain foods...
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A 2014 Grains and Legumes Consumption study has highlighted that most young Australian men are not eating enough high-quality grains and may be missing out on essential nutrients required for energy, health and vitality as a consequence... The finding suggests that young men have the greatest room for improvement when it comes to choosing high-quality carbohydrate foods such as grain foods this demographic is often overlooked when it comes to health messages... The Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) study further showed that only 10 per cent of young males are meeting the recommendation to consume grain foods three to four times per day, with at least half of these servings containing wholegrain or high-fibre grain foods...
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