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University of Minnesota Study Says Students Eat More Whole Grains When Gradually Added to School Foods

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary school students will eat more whole grains when healthier bread products are gradually introduced into their school lunches, a new University of Minnesota study shows. Whole grain breads are strongly recommended as part of a ...

Whole Grains Lower Risk of Heart Failure

Eating these foods and reducing intake of high-fat dairy, eggs improve odds against disease WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Keep eating whole grains and reduce your consumption of eggs and high-fat dairy food to improve your odds against suffering heart failure, a new long-term ...

Eating whole grains lowers heart failure risk, according to new study

October 27, 2008, St. Louis, MO - About 5 million people in the United States suffer from heart failure (HF). While some reports indicate that changes to diet can reduce HF risk, few large, prospective studies have been conducted. In a new study researchers observed over 14,000 participants for m...

Whole Grains Do a Heart Good

Cereal cuts cardiovascular risk, as do fruits, veggies, research shows MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Diets rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and even a little alcohol may help ward off heart woes, new studies show. In one study, regular consumption of whole-grain breakf...

Harness the Power of Grains With Barley

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for an easy way to power up fall and winter meals with the goodness of grains? Think barley! This centuries-old favorite is a smart choice when it comes to good eating and good health. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070912/NYFNS...

Diet high in meat, fat and refined grains linked to risk for colon cancer recurrence, death

Patients treated for colon cancer who had a diet high in meat, refined grains, fat and desserts had an increased risk of cancer recurrence and death compared with patients who had a diet high in fruits and vegetables, poultry and fish, according to a study in the August 15 issue of JAMA. Previo...

Wet Distiller's Grains Could Play a Role in Cattle Diets

CANYON -- Wet sorghum distiller's grains can be fed in a steam-flaked corn ration without affecting efficiencies, said two researchers//. The two four-month cattle finishing experiments with yearling heifers were conducted by Dr. Mike Brown, a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station ruminant nut...

'Microscopic Grains Used in Sun Block Creams may Cause Nerve Damage'

Tiny particles used in some sun protection creams have the potential to cause nerve damage, researchers in the US say //. It may not necessarily imply that these microscopic grains, which are also used in consumer products such as some toothpastes and cosmetics, are harmful in the human body,...

Food Grains Project To Tackle Malnutrition In India

In an attempt to provide a solution to the nationwide prevalent malnutrition, 13 premier research institutions in India have decided to work in collaboration to ensure adequate supply of value added food grains. // This strategy is poised to mark a major shift in the national food policy by 2...

Diabetic risk reduced by whole grains

According to researchers from Tufts University in Boston, eating three or more servings of whole grain foods per day could substantially reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. They studied more than 40,000 men who ate an average of 3.5 servings of whole grains per day. They compared those m...

Pulses and grains protect the heart

Eat fruits and vegetables, but don't forget whole grains, if you want to cut your risk for heart and blood vessel disease and cancer, researchers say.// Fruits and vegetables especially cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage - can reduce stroke risk by about 32%. A...

Study Confirms Health Benefits of Whole Grains

A diet high in whole grain foods is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, according to an analysis conducted by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "Consuming an average of 2.5 servings of w...

Confusion persists in the case of whole grains

A whole grain can be defined as any cereal grain containing all its component parts intact including its outer bran layer. It could have been flaked, rolled, cracked, ground or turned into a quick-cook grain, but it’s still whole so long as it is entire. // The Whole Grains Council and the Oldwa...

Kashi Company Introduces TLC(R) Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Bar

...flavor while delivering positive nutrition," says Kashi's Natural Food & Lifestyle Expert Keegan Sheridan. Made with Kashi's Seven Whole grains & Sesame blend, these bars provide hearty, natural goodness that you can actually see and taste. The TLC Dark Mocha Almond Chewy Bar has just ...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of New Centrum Ultra Line of Multivitamins Specially Formulated For Women and Men

...ailable. The 2005 U.S. Department of Agriculture Healthy Eating Index found that the U.S. population did not take in enough fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fat-free or low-fat milk and suggests that Americans can improve their diet by choosing more nutrient rich foods. The Centrum Ultra line...

Good Nutrition Can Fuel the Whole Family, Even the Four-Legged Members

...s, such as glucosamine, Omega 3 fatty acids, whole grains and antioxidant-rich ingredients that boost immuni...CIPE PREMIUM GROUND ENTREES with chicken and whole grains is a lower-sodium recipe that includes whole grains to promote heart health. PEDIGREE +(TM) HEA...

Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies

...sociation advises, read the labels and know the facts: Veggie burgers with 10 grams of protein or less tend to contain more vegetables and whole grains than those with more protein, which often are made of mostly soy protein and wheat gluten. Nutritionally speaking, veggie hot dogs tend to have m...

Barilla(R) and Celebrity Fitness Coach Bob Greene Challenge Americans to Discover the Great Taste of Whole Grain

...LOGO-b ) While the health benefits of whole grains have been widely documented, taste and texture oft...lenge, there's a simple way to discover that whole grains can be incredibly delicious. "As part of the ..."Barilla Whole Grain makes eating nutritious whole grains a pleasure. It's delicious and provides the health...

Bear Naked Introduces All Natural Granola Bars

...about creating great-tasting, natural foods to fit today's active, on-the-go lifestyle and is best known for its homemade granola made from real whole grains and 100% pure and natural ingredients. Today, Bear Naked has evolved into a nationally recognized consumer brand that is available in more than 10,00...

This Summer, EyeCare America and Celebrity Chefs Want You to Feast Your Eyes on Eye Healthy Foods

...us are the primary sources of lutein and zeaxanthin. Good sources of zinc include beef, pork, lamb, oysters, eggs, shellfish, milk, peanuts, whole grains and wheat germ. Good sources of omega-3 fatty acids are leafy green vegetables, nuts, fish, and vegetable oils such as canola, soy, and especially...

Prometheus Launches MyCeliacID(TM), the First Do it Yourself, Saliva-Based Genetic Test Dedicated to Celiac Disease

...n about their condition." Celiac disease appears in individuals genetically predisposed to the disease and who consume gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. MyCeliacID is the only test that provides individuals with their risk of developing the disease relative to the general...

Sunsweet Introduces New Antioxidant Blend, a Delicious Blend of High Antioxidant Fruits

...en or spinach salad for added flavor and nutrition Start off the day by stirring Antioxidant Blend into hot oatmeal and benefit from the whole grains and fruit "Functional foods are an important part of a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet and physical activity," sa...

Feeding Feelings: Survey Reveals Americans Are Turning to Junk Food When Stressed

... or doctor's advice - 14 percent) Almost all (92 percent) respondents try to diversify their diets by adding healthy ingredients such as whole grains and fiber Seventy-seven percent find it a challenge to incorporate healthy foods into their diets For more information, ...

Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal

...about creating great-tasting, natural foods to fit today's active, on-the-go lifestyle and is best known for its homemade granola made from real whole grains and 100% pure and natural ingredients. Today, Bear Naked has evolved into a nationally recognized consumer brand that is available in more than 10,00...

Fighting Preventable Cancers: Texas Oncology Encourages a Healthy Summer Lifestyle

...nt-packed produce. The following diet recommendations from the American Cancer Society will contribute to better overall nutrition: substituting whole grains for refined or processed grains; limiting processed and red meats, foods preserved with salt, and fat; no more than one alcoholic drink daily for wome...

Studies Reveal Exposure to Pesticides During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Premature Birth, Low-Birth Weight, Neurological Problems and Diabetes

...Mediterranean-style diet high in fiber and vegetable proteins and low in carbohydrates, meats and saturated fats. With organic fruits, vegetables and grains that contain, on average, 30% higher levels of antioxidants than their conventional counterparts, people at all life stages -- from pre-natal health t...

Nuchia Foods' Gluten-Free Chia Seed Flour Is a Tasty, Low-Fat Alternative Flour

... celiac disease, it is getting help from families looking for healthy diets. Health-conscious shoppers have already begun to look toward other ancient grains like amaranth, flax, kamut, millet, quinoa or millet flours. Like these grains, chia seed flour is an ancient grain, only more nutritious. It also per...

Golden rice an effective source of vitamin A

...ch is necessary before Golden Rice is made commercially available. The next steps of the research include incorporating this technology into the rice grains found in various regions and continuing testing the conversion rates in humans. ...

Economic Downturn Pits Saving Money Against Eating Healthy

...packs nine essential nutrients at only 25 cents per glass. Consumers should purchase more nutrient-rich foods such as dairy, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats, and avoid empty-calorie foods that provide little or no nutrition at a high cost." Eating nutrient-rich foods means getting the m...

Stress Keeps Americans Tossing and Turning

...th, to help guide your plan and make sure you are getting the right balance of the food groups your body needs, including protein, vegetables, fruits, grains and dairy. Supplement your life. Make sure to take your daily vitamins, starting with a multivitamin, as part of an overall healthy lifes...

New Research Shows Healthy Choice Lives Up To Its Name

... for people to not only control their portions, but also get the positive nutrition they're seeking from ingredients like lean meat, vegetables, whole grains and fiber," said Kristin Reimers, PhD, Nutrition Manager, ConAgra Foods. "All Healthy Choice products meet the American Heart Association's nutrition ...

Squeezing Calories? New Study Finds That Low-Fat Popcorn Before Lunch Does Not Increase Total Calorie Intake

... grams of trans fat and zero milligrams of cholesterol. What's more, whole grains support heart health and previous research has shown that popcorn consumers get more than twice the amount of whole grains as is typical in the U.S. diet plus 20 percent more total fiber. For m...

Simple Steps to Maintaining Memory

... through simple lifestyle changes such as getting enough sleep, exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein sources such as brain- and heart-healthy fish. Let your doctor know immediately if medication-related side effects seem to be affec...

Obama Urged to Revive National Meatless Program

... and processed meats have been linked to increased cancer risk, especially of the digestive tract;(9) while diets high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.(10) Endnotes (1) Steinfeld, H., et al., Livestock's long shadow: Environmental issues ...

Review Confirms Links Between Diet, Heart Health

...ed trials and significantly associated with coronary heart disease," they said. The Mediterranean died is typically loaded with fruits, vegetables, grains and olive oil. The researchers also found modest evidence of a causal relationship between heart health and several other foods and vitamins, such ...

Tomato Products Wellness Council Joins Harvard Medical School and the Culinary Institute of America to Take Part in Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives April 2-5, 2009

...week include exploring a world of healthy flavors from such hotspots as India, Mexico, and Italy; understanding healthy carbohydrates, utilizing whole grains and legumes in quick and easy meals, making the most of plant-based nutrition in disease prevention, deconstructing popular weight loss diets, and dev...

Mars Snackfood Urges U.S. Congress to Update National School Nutrition Standards

...ame the first confectionery company in the world to voluntarily roll out new, easy-to-read and understand nutrition labels. Mars has added more whole grains to many of its products including KUDOS(R) granola bars, World of Grains(R) crackers and cookies, and UNCLE BEN'S Rices(R), and reduced sodium levels ...

Kashi Company Expands With New Island Vanilla(TM) Biscuit Cereal

...gredients and is free of highly refined sugars, artificial additives and preservatives. Every serving provides superior nutrition with 48 grams whole grains per serving, six grams of fiber and protein and minimal sugar, containing less than nine grams per serving. It is 95 percent organic and USDA Organic...

Urine Test May ID Unhealthy Diets

...lity. They found that the higher the potassium level in urine, the higher the intake of recommended healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. The lower the potassium, the more likely the food reports were to include more red meat, fast food and sugary, high-cal...

National Walk to Work Day is April 3

...icans may wind up gaining weight during the recession even if they spend less on food. Reason: Buying foods high in sugar, saturated fats and refined grains is an easy, if unhealthy, way to economize. Details, a Steelcase company based in Grand Rapids, Mich., provides innovative worktool ...
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