Whole- and refined-grain intakes and the risk of hypertension in women.

  title={Whole- and refined-grain intakes and the risk of hypertension in women.},
  author={Lu Wang and J. Michael Gaziano and Simin Liu and Joann E. Manson and Julie E. Buring and Howard D Sesso},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={86 2},
BACKGROUND Prospective studies linking whole- and refined-grain intakes with the risk of hypertension, a major cardiovascular disease risk factor, remain limited. OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine whether baseline intake of whole or refined grains is associated with subsequent development of hypertension. DESIGN We conducted a prospective cohort study in 28 926 female US health professionals aged >or=45 y who were free of baseline cardiovascular disease, cancer, and hypertension in 1992… CONTINUE READING

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