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 refined grains […]

Refined Grain Intake and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A commentary just published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings presents data suggests that, with few exceptions, the consumption of refined grains is not associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D).  Written by Glenn Gaesser, Ph.D., the commentary includes data from all published observational cohort studies that looked at the associations between refined grain intake […]

Whole Grain Intake and Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and there is evidence that dietary factors contribute significantly to cancer risk. Whole grain foods are associated with a lower risk of several chronic diseases, including cancer, and are recommended as part of a healthy diet.