Important Points: whole grains refined grains Western dietary pattern diabetes obesity Refined Grains: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly Flour is all around us and a temptation at every meal. Breakfast toast, bagels, cereal, and pancakes fill our tables. Lunch revolves around sandwiches, wraps, pasta and pizza. Refined grains have been vilified as one of… Continue reading Refined Grains: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Wheat is the key ingredient in the American diet. Unfortunately, after being milled, it is seldom utilized in its whole form with its components intact. The wheat we consume is in the form of bread, pies, cakes, cookies, biscuits, spaghetti, cream of wheat, cereals, and other forms that have been treated, heated, fractioned, and fragmented.… Continue reading Here’s The Problem With Refined Grains
Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. This is according to a new study from the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University (ASU) published in Advances in Nutrition. The researchers… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate? Refined Grains Vs Whole Grains…
We have heard a lot about the harmful effects of refined grains on our health. Interestingly, recent research seems to point in a different direction, exonerating them from the label they have held for so long. Are refined grains not so bad after all? What are the facts? In this article, we will take a… Continue reading Refined Grain Consumption: Not Bad After All?