Whole-grain foods and chronic disease: evidence from epidemiological and intervention studies.

  title={Whole-grain foods and chronic disease: evidence from epidemiological and intervention studies.},
  author={Chris J Seal and Iain A Brownlee},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  volume={74 3},
Cereal-based foods are key components of the diet and they dominate most food-based dietary recommendations in order to achieve targets for intake of carbohydrate, protein and dietary fibre. Processing (milling) of grains to produce refined grain products removes key nutrients and phytochemicals from the flour and although in some countries nutrients may be replaced with mandatory fortification, overall this refinement reduces their potential nutritional quality. There is increasing evidence… CONTINUE READING
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