Navigation Links
Not All Whole Grain Products Are Created Equal, Study Claims
Date:1/17/2013

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Many whole grain products aren't quite as healthy as consumers might think, new research contends, but some are healthier than others.

"There is lots of confusion" about how to find the healthiest whole grain foods, said study author Rebecca Mozaffarian, project manager at the Harvard School of Public Health's Prevention Research Center.

That confusion, she said, is due to at least five different industry and government guidelines that define a product as whole grain. The different standards are set by industry, the government and the American Heart Association.

Mozaffarian's team looked at more than 500 products available at the grocery store -- including breads, bagels, cereals, crackers, granola bars, chips and other foods. They took into account not only whole grain content but total calories, trans fats (if any), sugars and sodium.

The research is not meant to discourage people from choosing and eating foods with whole grains, but to help them choose which ones are the healthiest overall, the study authors noted.

"We were trying to see which definition worked best for identifying the healthiest whole grain products,'' Mozaffarian explained.

The study does address an important issue: what qualifies a food to be classified as a good source of whole grains, said Alice Lichtenstein, professor of nutrition sciences at Tufts University in Boston.

"Clearly, existing guidance to the consumer is fuzzy," Lichtenstein acknowledged.

However, some of the differences found by the Harvard researchers were small, Lichtenstein noted, with an average of only nine calories separating some of the most healthy products from the less healthy ones.

That didn't mean the researchers did not find differences in overall nutritional value, depending on the standard used for the product.

"The least helpful was the who
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic launches whole genome breast cancer study
2. Kidney cancer patients do better when whole kidney is not removed, U-M study shows
3. Low-dose whole-body CT finds disease missed on standard imaging for patients with multiple myeloma
4. Highly targeted irradiation as good as whole breast radiotherapy in early stage cancer
5. Beef & Pork Wholesaling in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld
6. Treating the whole person with autism
7. Treating the whole person with autism sets direction for parent-clinician collaboration
8. Whole-genome scan helps select best treatment for childhood cancer
9. Rebuilding a whole heart for children born with only half of 1
10. Benefit6 Whole Body Protection, a New Product by I Do Strive LLC, Provides Maximum Antioxidant Protection
11. Benefit6 Whole Body Protection, a New Product by I Do Strive LLC, Provides Increased Energy Production According to Recent Studies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Not All Whole Grain Products Are Created Equal, Study Claims
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Recently, PrettyTailor.com has developed and ... its customers around the world in celebration of the ... has also launched a special offer on all these ... As a pioneer in the garment industry, PrettyTailor.com brings ... clients large and small. The business carries quite a ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 The month ... over 20,000 car accidents occurring in Florida every year ... on the importance of auto insurance policies. , "Optional auto ... drop. Auto insurance is not cheap I know, actually Florida ... the costs are even higher, but what I see is ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes ... planning can help keep you healthy, an expert says. ... how you,ll deal with the events, the family you,ll be ... the American Association of Diabetes Educators, said in an association ... and still be healthy." One idea is to make ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... MA (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Agein.com, the ... and advice from some of the foremost experts in the ... for preventing dry skin this winter. , “The official start ... North America has already been hit with an icy blast. ... many are wondering if 2015 will usher in another brutal ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com has been recognized as a ... the business has announced its new strand woven ... discount on these new models. , Based on the ... without carpenter machines involved. It is crafted on strand ... for do-it-yourselfers without hard work on installation, also available ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2015 Wedding Dresses from PrettyTailor.com Available Now 2Health News:Car Accident Attorney Sean M. Cleary on Auto Insurance Policies Essential for Florida Drivers 2Health News:Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes 2Health News:Agein Corporation, a Leading Anti-Aging Company, Releases Top Diet and Personal Care Tips for Preventing Dry Skin this Season 2Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com Introduces Its New Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring Collection 2
... , Key Highlights, Misys plc (LSE: MSY) ... for the next phase of the turnaround. Misys generated ... to GBP81m,37% ahead of last year. Misys is executing ... the turnaround plan, building a platform for growth., ...
... Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center demonstrates emergency room ... heart attack, even when laboratory tests haven,t yet confirmed ... called i*trACS, and analyzed patients with heart attack symptoms ... participating U.S. centers. , The findings were released ...
... and Naturalization ready at Passport ... ... vaccine requirements will affect,anyone who is applying for an immigrant visa ... permanent residence. Applicants,must show proof of vaccinations against vaccine-preventable diseases, as,recommended ...
... in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds , , ... invasive procedure can treat a common cause of male ... baby, a new study finds. , The condition, called ... the scrotum which prevents the normal circulation of blood ...
... LOS ANGELES, July 23 Times may be tough, ... nothing like,a dazzling new smile to boost confidence. Cosmetic ... in on success, citing his,experience that a beautiful smile ... agreement is Landon Brown, who is now sporting a ...
... person had heart trouble, the worse their performance , , WEDNESDAY, ... coronary heart disease seem to fare worse on measures of ... heart disease, the worse the performance in such mental processes ... in the July 23 issue of the European Heart ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 2Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 3Health News:Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008 4Health News:Study shows emergency physicians have good first instincts in diagnosing heart attacks 2Health News:USCIS Tightens Vaccination Requirements 2Health News:Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility 2Health News:Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility 3Health News:Rock The Cradle's Bad Boy Landon Brown Owes His Irresistible New Smile to Dr. Michael Kosdon 2Health News:Coronary Disease Dulls Cognitive Skills 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014 Scott Steiger ... most of the world. As an engineer for the past 20 ... member of the military service. He,s been to six of the ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161076 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161077 ... for travelers, he has a pretty good idea of what,s required. ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- Zynerba Pharmaceuticals , Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical ... cannabinoid treatments, today announced that the company will present ... The conference will be held December 2 to 3, ... York . Zynerba,s Chairman and CEO, Armando ... December 2. To listen to a webcast ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014 The ... at a rate of 4%, with world market ... Kalorama Information. MRI and other types of medical ... and treatment of numerous medical conditions in children ... and techniques. Kalorama,s report, Medical Imaging Markets ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Steiger Has Created the First Pill Case Specifically Designed For Travel 2Zynerba Pharmaceuticals to Present at Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference 2014 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3
... Infinity Triglycerides powder reagent once reconstituted ... of single liquid stability to help ... and provide quick result turnaround time. ... Triglycerides powder reagent provides a long ...
... single liquid stable reagent offers the ... liquid stability to help maximize laboratory ... quick result turnaround time. The patented ... provides a long shelf life that ...
... Infinity Creatinine single liquid stable reagent ... of single liquid stability to help ... and provide quick result turnaround time. ... Creatinine reagent provides a long shelf ...
... Amylase powder reagent once reconstituted offers ... single liquid stability to help maximize ... provide quick result turnaround time. The ... powder reagent provides a long shelf ...
Medicine Products: