Intake of whole grains, refined grains, and cereal fiber measured with 7-d diet records and assoc...

01 Aug 2006PK Newby, Janice Maras, Peter Bakun, Denis Muller, Luigi Ferrucci, and Katherine L Tucker

Similar associations of whole grains and cereal fiber with weight, BMI, waist circumference, plasma cholesterol, and 2-h glucose were observed, suggesting that cereal fiber and its constituents may in part mediate these relations. Refined grains were associated with fasting insulin among women but not men.

Cross-section study
4 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Blood Sugar - Hyperglycemia Lymphatic outcome

Minor Decrease

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Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

LDL Lymphatic outcome
LDL
Lymphatic

Notable Decrease

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Refined grains Nutrition risk & protective factor

Insulin Resistance Lymphatic outcome

Minor Increase

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