whole grains


Summary: Edible seeds which contain all components of the seed - germ, bran, and ENDOSPERM.

Top Publications

  1. Li M, Koecher K, Hansen L, Ferruzzi M. Phenolics from Whole Grain Oat Products as Modifiers of Starch Digestion and Intestinal Glucose Transport. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:6831-6839 pubmed publisher
    ..05) at 60 min. Results suggest phenolics might be a factor modulating glycemic response of oat products. ..
  2. Llopart E, Cian R, López Oliva M, Zuleta A, Weisstaub A, Drago S. Colonic and systemic effects of extruded whole-grain sorghum consumption in growing Wistar rats. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:589-597 pubmed publisher
    ..Extruded whole-grain sorghum is a good functional ingredient that might be promising in dietary prevention of intestinal diseases...
  3. Schultz D, Byker Shanks C, Houghtaling B. The Impact of the 2009 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Food Package Revisions on Participants: A Systematic Review. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015;115:1832-46 pubmed publisher
    ..These changes included increases in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy to improve nutrition and health of WIC participants...
  4. Mackenbach J, Burgoine T, Lakerveld J, Forouhi N, Griffin S, Wareham N, et al. Accessibility and Affordability of Supermarkets: Associations With the DASH Diet. Am J Prev Med. 2017;53:55-62 pubmed publisher
    ..98). Results suggest that geographic and economic access to food should be taken into account when considering approaches to promote adherence to healthy diets for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and other chronic disease. ..
  5. Giusti L, Gabriele M, Penno G, Garofolo M, Longo V, Del Prato S, et al. A Fermented Whole Grain Prevents Lipopolysaccharides-Induced Dysfunction in Human Endothelial Progenitor Cells. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2017;2017:1026268 pubmed publisher
    ..LG protects EPCs exposed to LPS reducing ROS, downregulating proinflammatory and proapoptotic factors, and strengthening antioxidant defenses possibly by inhibiting NF-?B nuclear translocation. ..
  6. Schwingshackl L, Hoffmann G, Lampousi A, Knüppel S, Iqbal K, Schwedhelm C, et al. Food groups and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Eur J Epidemiol. 2017;32:363-375 pubmed publisher
    ..Ovid), Cochrane Central, and Google Scholar for prospective studies investigating the association between whole grains, refined grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, eggs, dairy, fish, red meat, processed meat, and sugar-..
  7. Stamataki N, Yanni A, Karathanos V. Bread making technology influences postprandial glucose response: a review of the clinical evidence. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:1001-1012 pubmed publisher
    ..The development of healthier bread products that benefit postprandial metabolic responses is crucial and suggested baking conditions can be used by the bread industry for the promotion of public health. ..
  8. Srichuwong S, Curti D, Austin S, King R, Lamothe L, Gloria Hernandez H. Physicochemical properties and starch digestibility of whole grain sorghums, millet, quinoa and amaranth flours, as affected by starch and non-starch constituents. Food Chem. 2017;233:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Enzymatic hydrolysis of starch was restricted by the presence of associated protein matrix and enzyme inhibitors, but accelerated by endogenous amylolytic enzymes. ..
  9. Zhu Y, Olsen S, Mendola P, Halldorsson T, Yeung E, Granström C, et al. Maternal dietary intakes of refined grains during pregnancy and growth through the first 7 y of life among children born to women with gestational diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;106:96-104 pubmed publisher
    ..The substitution of 1 serving refined grains/d with an equal serving of whole grains during pregnancy was related to a 10% reduced risk of offspring overweight or obesity at 7 y of age (aRR: 0...

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  1. Hjorth M, Ritz C, Blaak E, Saris W, Langin D, Poulsen S, et al. Pretreatment fasting plasma glucose and insulin modify dietary weight loss success: results from 3 randomized clinical trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;106:499-505 pubmed publisher
    ..intervention (SHOPUS) trial consumed ad libitum for 26 wk the New Nordic Diet, which is high in fiber and whole grains, or a control diet...
  2. Karl J, Meydani M, Barnett J, Vanegas S, Barger K, Fu X, et al. Fecal concentrations of bacterially derived vitamin K forms are associated with gut microbiota composition but not plasma or fecal cytokine concentrations in healthy adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;106:1052-1061 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the health implications remain unclear. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT01902394. ..
  3. Herber Gast G, Boersma M, Verschuren W, Stehouwer C, Gansevoort R, Bakker S, et al. Consumption of whole grains, fruit and vegetables is not associated with indices of renal function in the population-based longitudinal Doetinchem study. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:375-382 pubmed publisher
    ..Little is known, however, about the association of consumption of whole grains, fruit and vegetables with urinary albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR) and changes in estimated glomerular ..
  4. Pang Y, Ahmed S, Xu Y, Beta T, Zhu Z, Shao Y, et al. Bound phenolic compounds and antioxidant properties of whole grain and bran of white, red and black rice. Food Chem. 2018;240:212-221 pubmed publisher
    ..The levels of TPC in bound fractions were significantly higher than those in the free fractions either in the whole grains or brans...