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Whole Grain Advantage: Eating more can reduce diabetes risk

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The number of people with Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise in North America and an estimated 24% of adults have the metabolic syndrome that often precedes Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. New research from Tufts University shows that people who eat three or more servings per day of whole-grain foods, particularly [...]

Lower Heart Attack Risk: Low-fat, high-fibre diet and exercise are key

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

UCLA scientists report that a diet low in fat and high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, augmented with daily exercise, significantly reduced C-reactive protein levels in study participants. High levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in the blood indicate inflammation in blood vessel walls. Scientists now suspect that coronary artery inflammation plays a key role [...]

Fibre Factor: Researchers report protective effect on heart

By | June 24th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Consumption of dietary fibre from fruits and cereals may lower the risk of coronary heart disease, say researchers from Harvard University, Boston. They say that dietary fibre, found in fruits, vegetables, grains and cereals, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure and reducing cholesterol levels. Although studies suggest that the more [...]

Boost fibre to keep up heart health

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

We often think of fibre only in connection with “keeping regular”—but there’s much more to it that. Fibre has a lot to do with what goes on in the top halves of our bodies as well! A recent study at the University of Kentucky and the Veteran Affairs Medical Center looked at the effects of [...]