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International studies have shown that people who eat wholegrain and high-fibre foods regularly are less likely to develop bowel cancer, the most common cancer in Australia... Wholegrain foods also appear to offer some protection against stomach cancer, and the high phytoestrogen levels found in wholegrains, and especially in pulses, may play a part in protecting against breast and prostate cancer... Food made with wholegrain, or ground wholegrain in the form of wholemeal flour, contains all parts of the grain - the bran, germ and endosperm - making them higher in fibre than products made from refined grains...
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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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Conference opens the gate to health.. The results showed that Australians, on average, consumed just over five serves of grain-based foods a day... Further analysis of the data found that rural communities ate significantly fewer serves of nutritious grain-based foods than the total sample, just over 3.5 serves a day...
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Conference opens the gate to health.. The results showed that Australians, on average, consumed just over five serves of grain-based foods a day... Further analysis of the data found that rural communities ate significantly fewer serves of nutritious grain-based foods than the total sample, just over 3.5 serves a day...
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Food labelling changes overlook wholegrains.. Go Grains By Trish Griffiths, Accredited Practising Dietitian; Executive Manager, Go Grains Health and Nutrition Ltd Consumer interest in wholegrains is gaining momentum in Australia - a trend that could reap benefits for grain growers - but this may be short-lived if proposed changes to food labelling legislation go ahead... Even through there is some scientific support that regular consumption of wholegrain foods is associated with protection from diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has overlooked this in the development of the draft Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims, making no provision for claims about wholegrains...
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A new industry code has provided a content standard for foods classified as 'wholegrain'... The new standard is set to help consumers identify wholegrain foods, which can help them meet the recommended target for wholegrain consumption each day," Ms Aley says... The research indicated that the dietary intake of wholegrain foods decreased by about 20 per_cent in the years the study was conducted, which may have resulted in part from the mixed messages surrounding wholegrain foods, Ms Aley says...
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Foods made from cereal grains should form the basis of a healthy diet and the new 4+ campaign from Go Grains is now well under way to help inform Australian consumers of this fact... Wholegrains and foods made from them should include all parts of the grain - the bran, germ and endosperm - keeping all the natural nutrients, micronutrients and phytochemicals in the product... The scientific literature is full of evidence from studies which show that those who eat more wholegrains have a lower risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, some cancers and type 2 diabetes - as much as 30 per cent lower compared with consumers who only eat foods made from refined grains...
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Weight gain was most strongly associated with intake of potato crisps, potatoes, sugar-sweetened beverages, unprocessed meats, processed meats and sweets/desserts... The effect of refined-grain foods in the diet was found to be much less than the impact of the food categories listed above... Tips to help you swap the weight-gaining foods in your diet for wholegrain foods are: - swap potato chips with plain popcorn or a wholemeal sandwich; - have brown rice or wholemeal pasta instead of mashed potato with you main meal; and - choose wholegrain crackers rather than sweet biscuits...
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Weight gain was most strongly associated with intake of potato crisps, potatoes, sugar-sweetened beverages, unprocessed meats, processed meats and sweets/desserts... The effect of refined-grain foods in the diet was found to be much less than the impact of the food categories listed above... Tips to help you swap the weight-gaining foods in your diet for wholegrain foods are: - swap potato chips with plain popcorn or a wholemeal sandwich; - have brown rice or wholemeal pasta instead of mashed potato with you main meal; and - choose wholegrain crackers rather than sweet biscuits...
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