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
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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.
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
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…
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.
Key takeouts from the research: Australian adults with the highest intakes of core grain foods, which is the leading source of carbohydrate in our diets, had similar waist circumferences and BMI’s compared to those with the lowest intakes of core grain foods¹. Adults who avoid core grain foods are at risk of missing out on … Continue reading
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? 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