Whole-grain intake is favorably associated with metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the Framingham Offspring Study.

@article{Mckeown2002WholegrainII,
  title={Whole-grain intake is favorably associated with metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the Framingham Offspring Study.},
  author={Nicola M. Mckeown and James B. Meigs and Simin Liu and Peter W. F. Wilson and Paul F Jacques},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={390-8}
}
BACKGROUND The influence of whole grains on cardiovascular disease risk may be mediated through multiple pathways, eg, a reduction in blood lipids and blood pressure, an enhancement of insulin sensitivity, and an improvement in blood glucose control. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine the association between diets rich in whole- or refined-grain foods and several metabolic markers of disease risk in the Framingham Offspring Study cohort. DESIGN Whole-grain intake and metabolic risk… CONTINUE READING
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