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Large population studies have shown people who eat beans and soy foods at least four times a week are less likely to develop heart disease... Research examining the effects of pulse consumption has indicated that eating legumes significantly lowers blood pressure in people with high blood pressure, as well as in people with normal blood pressure... Analysis of eight different trials as part of the study found that when one cup of legumes, such as faba beans, lentils or chickpeas, was substituted for other foods of the same energy value, blood pressure was reduced by 2.25 millimetres of mercury...
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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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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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Wholegrains help cut blood pressure.. Grain-based foods such as bread and breakfast cereals are coming under increasing fire from many health professionals because they make a significant contribution to sodium (salt) in the Australian diet... Along with other well-established benefits of eating wholegrain foods regularly - lower risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers - international research now also shows that eating wholegrains regularly (four slices of wholegrain bread or equivalent per day) can lower the risk of developing high blood pressure by about 20 per cent, compared with those who eat virtually no wholegrains...
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