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Grain-based foods, both whole and refined, are a key part of healthy diets.

 

Review of research papers presents evidence for positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

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Grain Fiber for Gut Microbiota Health: putting research into practice

 

Review of scientific studies on the link between fiber and gut microbiota health, demonstrating that we have sufficient understanding to reinvigorate the message to “eat more fiber”, especially “eat more grain fiber”.

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When Included In A Balanced Diet, Refined Grains Can Help Improve Health By Contributing Essential Vitamins and Nutrients

 

Extensive analyses of the existing body of published studies show that refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the chronic diseases to which it is usually attributed. The study illustrates that current dietary recommendations to reduce refined grain consumption conflict with the substantial body of published scientific evidence and that inclusion in a balanced diet is responsible for 39% of the dietary fiber Americans eat, and provides iron and B vitamins that might otherwise be missed.

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Eating in the Morning is Important for Kids' Nutrition

 

Latest research, revealed at the 2018 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Washington D.C, found diets of kids ages 2-18 who eat foods during the morning, including cereal and milk, are more likely associated with greater intakes of calcium, potassium, vitamin D, fiber, and whole grain than kids who eat nothing all morning.

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Eating in the Morning is Important

New research, revealed at the Nutrition 2018 Conference in Boston, found morning eating, particularly with patterns containing ready-to-eat-cereal and milk, are associated with better intakes of potassium, fiber, vitamin D, and calcium.

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