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Whole grains

A whole grain is a cereal grain that contains the germ, endosperm, and bran, in contrast to refined grains, which retain only the endosperm

Includes whole grain bread, whole grain breakfast cereals, rye products, oatmeal.

Excludes white bread, white rice, refined grain breakfast cereals, refined grains, pasta

Protective A Factor
Measured in g

There are 17 benefits of Whole grains, including:

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

1 study

Thyroid cancer Endocrine outcome
Decreased risk of Thyroid cancer
Endocrine system

1 study

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Colorectal Cancer
Digestive system

2 studies

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Decreased risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

1 study

Oesophagus cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Oesophagus cancer
Digestive system

1 study

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Decreased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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There are 1 risk of Whole grains, including:

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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Caution

Whole bread is not a whole grain product. Ask about the origin of the flour. It must be stone milled grains to be a whole grain product

Recommended Dosage

Recommended Daily intake is between 90g, up to 220g.

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User Reports

Heri Rakotomalala
Heri Rakotomalala

Oatmeal breakfast, same as everyday

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