A Diet High in Whole and Unrefined Foods Favorably Alters Lipids, Antioxidant Defenses, and Colon Function

@article{Bruce2000ADH,
  title={A Diet High in Whole and Unrefined Foods Favorably Alters Lipids, Antioxidant Defenses, and Colon Function},
  author={B. Bruce and G. Spiller and L. Klevay and S. Gallagher},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={61 - 67}
}
Objective: Diets rich in whole and unrefined foods, like whole grains, dark green and yellow/orange-fleshed vegetables and fruits, legumes, nuts and seeds, contain high concentrations of antioxidant phenolics, fibers and numerous other phytochemicals that may be protective against chronic diseases. This study compared the effects of a phytochemical-rich diet versus a refined-food diet on lipoproteins, antioxidant defenses and colon function. Methods: Twelve hyperlipidemic women followed two… Expand
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