Ancient wheat species and human health: Biochemical and clinical implications.

@article{Dinu2018AncientWS,
  title={Ancient wheat species and human health: Biochemical and clinical implications.},
  author={Monica Dinu and Anne Whittaker and Giuditta Pagliai and Stefano Benedettelli and Francesco Sofi},
  journal={The Journal of nutritional biochemistry},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
Wheat is the major staple food in many diets. Based on the increase in worldwide mortality attributable to diet-related chronic diseases, there is an increasing interest in identifying wheat species with greater health potential, more specifically for improved anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In particular, ancient varieties (defined as those species that have remained unchanged over the last hundred years) are gaining interest since several studies suggested that they present a… CONTINUE READING
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