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Health Benefits Of Whole Grain Diet Outlined In Australian Report

April 1, 2010: 08:07 AM EST
A new report from Australian researchers lays out the abundant scientific evidence that whole grains and legumes play a major role in shielding the human body from cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and obesity. Australia does not currently make official recommendations for the consumption of whole grains, though the government has urged that Australians eat a minimum of four servings of grain-based foods a day. The report says research has found that consuming two to four servings of whole grain foods each day could cut the risk of heart disease by 40 percent. In addition, a whole grains-based diet may help reduce blood pressure, lower body mass index and the risk of obesity, and may play a role in preventing periodontal disease and asthma.
Go Grains Health and Nutrition and Associate Prof. Peter Williams, Univ. of Wollongong, "The Grains and Legumes Health Report", Go Grains, April 01, 2010, © Go Grains Health & Nutrition Ltd
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