GFF Elects New Trustees and Officers

(Washington, DC, February 1, 2023)  The Grain Foods Foundation announced the election of the class of 2025 Trustees as well as co-chairs and officers on January 30. “We are thrilled to welcome our new member of GFF’s Board of Trustees, King’s Hawaiian, who will be represented by Chad Donvito, as well as to recognize the […]

The board of trustees of the Grain Foods Foundation has announced the promotion of Erin E. Ball as the foundation’s Executive Director

Ball will lead the group in its mission to serve the grain foods manufacturing, flour milling, and allied trades industries as the hub for science-based, grains-positive thought leadership and research funding and translation.  Ball assumes the Executive Director position after serving as the Acting Executive Director since January 2022.  Prior to that, she was Director […]

New Study Finds No Relationship Between High Intake of Refined Grain Foods and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A new study recently published Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine reveals that consuming high intakes of refined grain foods does not increase one’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary heart disease, heart attack, heart failure, or stroke. The study also calls for reflection on the Western dietary pattern and its consideration in future dietary recommendations. Although […]

New Analysis Finds No Correlation Between Intake of Refined Grains and Type 2 Diabetes

A commentary just published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings presents data showing no evidence linking refined grain consumption with risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D).  Written by Glenn Gaesser, Ph.D., professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, the commentary includes data from all published observational cohort studies that looked at the […]

Grain Foods Foundation Announces the Launch of “Better Together” Campaign 

The new campaign is designed to deliver real-life solutions to health influencers and consumers so they can easily adopt grain food products into a healthy and balanced diet  Washington, D.C (April 13, 2022) – Since its inception in 2004, the Grain Foods Foundation (GFF) has become a trusted advocate for all grain foods. GFF has established […]

Grain Foods Foundation Launches New Website  

Updated website improves user experience as a leading educational source for grain foods’ nutrition   February 17, 2022 – Washington, DC – The Grain Foods Foundation (GFF) recently launched its newly updated website, making it easier than ever before for consumers to access science-based, grains-related nutrition resources. The new website positions GFF as a trusted advocate […]

Grain Foods Foundation Appoints Erin E. Ball as Acting Executive Director

Erin Ball

Ms. Ball assumes position after serving as Director of Public Relations and Science for nearly 10 years. January 26, 2022 – Washington, DC – The Grain Foods Foundation (GFF) is pleased to announce that Erin E. Ball, longtime Director of Public Relations and Science for the Foundation, has been named Acting Executive Director by GFF’s board of directors. In this […]

Reduced refined grain consumption can contribute to a lack of nutrients for Americans

New study reveals the removal of specific refined grains from diets can lead to an increased percentage of Americans not meeting recommendations for several shortfall nutrients September 29, 2021 – Washington, DC – A study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed medical journal of nutritional science, has found that removing a specific percentage […]

New Study Disproves “Fast Carbs Make You Fat” Claim

In-depth analysis shows dietary glycemic index not a determinant of weight gain or loss.    August 12, 2021 – Washington, DC – A study recently published in Advances in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed nutrition journal from the American Society for Nutrition, concludes that high-glycemic (high-GI) foods (often called “fast carbs”) are no more likely than low-GI […]