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Swapping to whole grain saves Australia over $1.4 billion

Our latest paper published in the journal Nutrients reveals first-of-its-kind research, with big savings in the prevention of heart disease and type 2 diabetes – simply by getting Australians to swap to three serves of whole grain foods every day. Spoiler alert: whole grain breakfast cereals, wholemeal breads, whole grain crackers and whole grain flours … Continue reading

Enter our DA Conference competition!

Enter our DA Conference competition by completing the form below and answering the question revealed in our whole grain research animation!      

New research – more good news for whole grains

New research has linked higher intake of whole grains to lower body weight – so instead of cutting carbs, our focus should be on grain quality instead. Read our media release here.

Australians Are Falling Short on Cereal Fibre

by Eden Barrett,  Accredited Practising Dietitian and PhD candidate from the University of Wollongong  When we think about the benefits of fibre, we typically think about its role in digestive health and staying regular. While this is certainly one of fibre’s great benefits, there are many more you may be less familiar with. For example, … Continue reading

Let’s Get More Australians to Love Their Legumes!

Many of us don’t know just how important a role legumes play in the Mediterranean diet.  With benefits including reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, we should all be eating more! Click here to find out how we can get more Australians to love their legumes…

New Research: Australians Falling Short on Grain Based Fibre

In the first study of its kind, it’s been revealed that Australians are getting just half the grain based fibre needed for good health! The research highlights an opportunity for Australians to boost their health, simply by increasing fibre intake from grains. Read more here.

Making the Most of the Whole Grain Opportunity

By Rebecca Williams New research examining global whole grain intakes suggests that Australia is doing better than some countries for whole grain consumption(1). However we still have a long way to go to meet the amount of whole grain recommended for good health and chronic disease risk reduction. According to the most recent National Nutrition … Continue reading

Should We Eat Wheat?

Should We Eat Wheat? Australians are increasingly mindful of the effect food has on health. In some cases this is a good thing as shown in a recent report where 40% of people stated one of their food priorities for the next 12 months was to eat more fruit and vegetables. Great news. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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