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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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Parents weighed all the food their children ate over three days, and researchers calculated whether children were receiving adequate amounts of key nutrients and fibre as part of the study... While the study indicated that most of the children were receiving the recommended amounts of iron, zinc, calcium and vitamin C, only 18 per cent were getting enough fibre... About 14 grams of fibre a day is considered adequate for children aged one to three years, but the study revealed that children aged one to two years are only eating an average of nine grams of fibre 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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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH.. Looking after your health is important for you, your family and your business... There are lots of ways to incorporate activity into your daily routine: walk or ride a bicycle to check crops or stock; do some stretches before you start work and throughout the day; wash the car or machinery by hand; do some gardening, mow the lawns with a push mower, dig a vegie patch; or participate in a structured recreational activity like golf, tennis, water-skiing and so on...
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Using data from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study 1 , the long-term health benefits of eating legumes have now been analysed by researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Wollongong 2 , an analysis commissioned by the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC)... Researchers Professor Vicki Flood from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, and Dr Joanna Russell from the School of Health and Society, University of Wollongong, found the results of this study to be consistent with results of other studies that show diets containing legumes, such as the Mediterranean diet, help protect against heart disease... "Our study found middle-aged people who ate legumes such as baked beans or lentils at least two times a week were 20 per cent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease, including stroke or heart attack...
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