Nutrition cause

Refined grains

Refined grains, in contrast to whole grains, refers to grain products consisting of grains or grain flours that have been significantly modified from their natural composition. The modification process generally involves the mechanical removal of bran and germ, either through grinding or selective sifting.

Risk C Factor
Measured in g

There are 1 benefit of Refined grains, including:

Stroke Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stroke
Brain system

1 study

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There are 10 risks of Refined grains, including:

Thyroid cancer Endocrine outcome
Strong increased risk of Thyroid cancer
Endocrine system

1 study

Oral cavity and pharynx cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Oral cavity and phary...
Digestive system

1 study

Oesophagus cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Oesophagus cancer
Digestive system

1 study

Stomach cancer (Gastric cancer) Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Stomach cancer (Gastr...
Digestive system

1 study

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Coronary Heart Diseas...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Colorectal Cancer
Digestive system

1 study

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Minor increase risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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