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Whole Grain Food Guidelines Fail To Promote Foods That Are Healthier For Consumers
2013-01-11 10:32:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some time now many foods have been marketed as having ℠whole grains,´ offering consumers healthier eating options. But a new study from researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that many of these foods classified as having ℠whole grains´ are misleading and may not be any healthier for consumers than brands without whole grains. The HSPH study also found that current standards for...

2012-12-21 05:03:47

The grain industry applauds the U. S. Department of Agriculture´s (USDA) decision to suspend daily and weekly maximum quantities placed on grains, meats, and meat alternatives for the school year 2012-2013. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The grain industry applauds the U. S. Department of Agriculture´s (USDA) decision to suspend daily and weekly maximum quantities placed on grains, meats, and meat alternatives for the school year 2012-2013, saying the action is positive for both school...

2012-04-26 13:46:59

Consumption of resistant starch leads to positive changes in the bowel and could protect against genetic damage implicated in bowel cancer. Western diets are typically low in fiber and have been linked with a higher incidence of bowel cancer. Even though Australians eat more dietary fiber than many other western countries, bowel cancer is still the second most commonly reported cancer in Australia with 30 new cases diagnosed every day. Dr David Topping, from CSIRO´s Food Futures...

Study Finds More Antioxidants In Popcorn Than In Fruit
2012-03-26 05:09:53

Popcorn's reputation as a healthy snack food was bolstered even further Sunday with the release of a study that discovered the popular movie-time munchies actually have more of a specific type of antioxidant than many fruits and vegetables. As part of the research, Dr. Joe Vinson and colleagues from the University of Scranton analyzed four different types of popcorn -- two of which were air-popped and the other two were prepared in microwaves -- and measured the amount of the antioxidants...


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