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Whole Grain Intakes Are Associated with Healthcare Cost Savings Following Reductions in Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Total Cancer Mortality in Australia: A Cost-of-Illness Model

Whole grain consumption has been associated with the reduced risk of several chronic diseases with significant healthcare monetary burden, including cancer. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common …

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The Effect of Replacing Refined Grains with Whole Grains on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials with GRADE Clinical Recommendation

For adults with or without CVD risk factors, consuming whole grains as opposed to refined grains can improve total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, hemoglobin A1c, and C-reactive protein. There is …

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The Effects of Legume Consumption on Markers of Glycaemic Control in Individuals with and without Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Literature Review of Randomised Controlled Trials

Legumes are a rich source of dietary fibre, plant protein, and low-Glycaemic Index (GI) carbohydrate. Evidence suggests a positive effect on glycaemic control following a single meal; however, the effects …

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ILSI Presentations

Below are the powerpoint presentations from the 19th March 2013 Symposium entitled, “Carbohydrates – high, low or irrelevant?” jointly hosted by ILSI and the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council: The pros …

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Grains and Diabetes

Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic health problem and accounts for 10.5% of all deaths in Australia. In 2017-18, total number of Australians with diagnosed diabetes was 1.2 million people, …

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Refined Grains

Refining grains removes varying proportions of the bran and germ. Because micronutrients are generally present in higher concentrations in these outer layers of the grain, refined grain products are lower …

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Grains and Health

Grain foods both whole grain and refined make an important contribution to the nutrient intakes of Australians. However, their role in a healthy diet goes beyond merely the provision of …

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Legumes and Cancer

A growing body of evidence from large population studies and comprehensive reviews indicates legumes may have a protective effect against bowel, breast, lung and prostate cancers. Colorectal Cancer In 2011, …

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Cereal Fibre

Grains, especially whole grains, contain a range of dietary fibres important for health and prevention of disease. These include: Soluble fibres such as: B-glucan (found in oats and barley) pentoses …

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Gluten in Grains

Gluten comes from the Latin word for ‘glue’ which gives dough the elastic property that holds gas when it rises.  Bubbles of carbon dioxide are released from fermenting yeast, which …

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