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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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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