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Whole Grains reduce heart attacks, strokes, diabetes and more

The March 2008 Consumer Reports says that eating whole grains is the #1 action you can take to improve your health (besides quitting smoking). Repeated studies over decades have shown that whole grains can reduce your risk of stroke by … Continue reading

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Eating enough nuts & seeds is very important for good health

13 Dec 2012. Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. According to the 2010 “Global Burden of Disease”, the 12th highest risk factor, globally, for the greatest “loss of health” is low nut and seed consumption (8th in North … Continue reading

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Whole grains and Health

The Whole Grains Council has excellent summaries of the hundreds of scientific studies done on whole grains and health. These studies have shown whole grains can reduce your risk of stroke up to 37%, heart disease up to 36%, type … Continue reading

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