February 27, 2013

Whole Grain FoodsMany modern nutritionists and health care specialists are talking about the benefits of consuming whole grain foods, or the foods with the bran, germ, and endosperm. The most popular whole grains include whole grain barley, whole grain oats, whole grain corn and pop corn, wold and brown rice, buckwheat, cracked wheat (bulgur), buckwheat flour, millet, sorghum, quinoa, and others. It is supposed that by consuming this kind of foods instead of processed grains or starch-based products can be a great solution for improving our body’s glucose management abilities and reducing the risks of diabetes, assisting weight management and lowering all the risks for developing serious diseases related to being overweight. Besides, whole grains are very rich in many of vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals, and other nutrients essential for our excellent health and longevity. Read the rest of this entry »

December 17, 2010

whole grain foodsA new research carried out by a group of scientists at the University of Aberdeen’s Medical School and Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has shown that by eating whole grain foods and oats on a regular basis we can substantially improve our cardiovascular health. If you eat whole grain foods like porridge or bread every day, you have substantially lower chances for developing many serious cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and heart attack. This is caused by the property of this natural food to lower our blood pressure. Read the rest of this entry »