Phenolic compounds in cereal grains and their health benefits

@article{Dykes2007PhenolicCI,
  title={Phenolic compounds in cereal grains and their health benefits},
  author={Linda Dykes and Lloyd W. Rooney},
  journal={Cereal Foods World},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={105-111}
}
Research has shown that whole grain consumption helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, ischemic stroke, type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and gastrointestinal cancers (36,37). In addition to dietary fiber, whole grains contain many health-promoting components such as vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals, which include phenolic compounds. Phenolic compounds have antioxidant properties and can protect against degenerative diseases (i.e., heart disease and cancer) in which reactive… 

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