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Could beetroot bread help lower heart disease risk?

Posted September 9, 2013

Enriching bread with nitrate-rich beetroot could help to lower our risk of heart disease by reducing blood pressure and improving blood vessel functioning, according to new research.

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Effect of consumption of micronutrient enriched wheat steamed bread on postprandial plasma glucose in healthy and type 2 diabetic subjects

Posted May 17, 2013

Steamed wheat bread have previously been shown to induce comparatively high postprandial plasma glucose responses, on the contrary, buckwheat products induced lower postprandial plasma glucose. The present study was to assess the effects of micronutrient enriched bread wheat variety Jizi439 and buckwheat on postprandial plasma glucose in healthy and diabetic subjects comparing with buckwheat and other bread wheat varieties.

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Daily Bread May Protect From Cardiovascular Disease

Posted December 1, 2012

Eating bread everyday is a good way of preventing the development of cardiovascular diseases, a study carried out by researchers from the University of Barcelona found. Professor Rafael Llorach Ramon Cajal led a study that identified the health benefits of eating bread and how its consumption is linked to a healthier lipid profile, resulting in overall better cardiovascular health.

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Metabolomics reveals the metabolic shifts following an intervention with rye bread in postmenopausal women- a randomized control trial

Posted October 22, 2012

Epidemiological studies have consistently shown that whole grain (WG) cereals can protect against the development of chronic diseases, but the underlying mechanism is not fully understood. Among WG products, WG rye is considered even more potent because of its unique discrepancy in postprandial insulin and glucose responses known as the rye factor. In this study, an NMR-based metabolomics approach was applied to study the metabolic effects of WG rye as a tool to determine the beneficial effects of WG rye on human health.

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Broccoli Sprouts Are An Intense Natural Cancer Cure

Posted April 30, 2012

Natural cancer cure and preventions are gaining increasing attention, since according to the National Cancer Institute, at least 35% of cancer deaths are connected to diet. And while youve already heard that broccoli is one of the most powerful natural cancer-fighting super foods available, numerous studies have confirmed that broccoli sprouts offer even more intense benefits than the mature plant.

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