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whole′-grain′



adj.
of or being natural or unprocessed grain containing the germ and bran.
[1955–60]
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whole-grain

[ˈhəʊlgreɪn] ADJ [bread, cereal] → integral
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For instance, in a large review of studies published in The BMJ, researchers found that increasing daily whole grain intake appeared to lower the risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases.
To be certain, check the ingredients list; if a whole grain is listed first, it means that the grain makes up the highest percentage of the product.
To counter these barriers, tap into your retail dietitians, who can educate shoppers about the health benefits of whole grains, advise recommended amounts in a healthful diet, help shoppers identify whole grain foods, and encourage consumption by highlighting familiar options like oatmeal, whole wheat bread, brown rice and popcorn.
That is because April 1 marks the fourth annual Whole Grains Sampling Day, a day when supermarkets, restaurants, schools, manufacturers and organizations are encouraged by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways and its Whole Grain Council (WGC) to offer a multitude of special promotions and low-cost or no-cost whole grain items.
These findings further support current dietary guidelines that recommend increasing whole grain consumption to facilitate primary and secondary prevention of chronic disease and also provide promising evidence that suggests a diet enriched with whole grains may confer benefits toward extended life expectancy," the study concluded.
Because of these associations, Health Canada has recommended that individuals consume at least 50% of all grain servings from whole grain foods (approximately three to four daily servings for people aged 19 to 50) (10,11).
One of the most widely used industry standards, the Whole Grain Stamp, actually identified grain products that were higher in both sugars and calories than products without the Stamp.
Previous research has linked whole grain rich diets with a decreased risk of diabetes, but the new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition makes the connection to the disease precursor.
Made with whole grain," "12 grain," "multigrain," "wheat," "good source of whole grain," and "8 grams whole grain" are usually code for "not much whole grain" (see p.
I thought the whole grain content touted on my bread wrapper would match the grams of fiber listed on the back.
Most prospective studies of bran, fiber, and whole grains and the risk of heart disease showed that bran and fiber intake were more protective than whole grain intake.