Fiber from whole grains, but not refined grains, is inversely associated with all-cause mortality in older women: the Iowa women's health study.

@article{Jacobs2000FiberFW,
  title={Fiber from whole grains, but not refined grains, is inversely associated with all-cause mortality in older women: the Iowa women's health study.},
  author={David R. Jacobs and Mark A Pereira and Katie A. Meyer and Lawrence H. Kushi},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 3 Suppl},
  pages={326S-330S}
}
BACKGROUND Inconsistencies in epidemiologic findings relating grain fiber to chronic disease may be explained by differentiating nutrient-rich fiber derived from whole grain vs. nutrient-poor fiber derived from refined grain. OBJECTIVE Given that phytochemicals are most varied and abundant in the outer layers of grains, we tested the hypothesis that whole grain fiber consumption is associated with a reduced mortality risk in comparison to a similar amount of refined grain fiber. DESIGN 11… CONTINUE READING
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