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nutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants

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Check the ingredient list on refined grain products to make sure that the word "enriched" is included in the grain name.
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people who consume several servings of whole grains per day while limiting daily intake of refined grains appear to have less of a type of fat tissue thought to play a key role in triggering cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
Check the ingredients to see if the cereal has little or no refined grain or at least its first two grains are whole.
There were no significant trends in metabolic risk factor concentrations across quintile categories of refined grain intake.
How does so much refined grain creep into our diets?
It's essentially the same stuff, except that the pasta has 8 grams of whole grain and who-knows-how-much refined grain.
After all, before refined grains became the standard for modern society, humans relied upon old-fashioned whole grains for thousands of years.
But a serving of many foods weighs 30 to 55 grams (one to two ounces), which means "good source" foods could be as much as 85 percent refined grain.
Multigrain" means a mixture of grains, so it could be mostly refined grain plus a sprinkling of whole grains.
Sixty Danish adults at risk of developing metabolic syndrome took part in two eight-week periods--a whole grain period, where they ate about 179 grams (g) of whole grains a day, or a refined grain period of about 13 g of daily whole grains.
They found that children born to women with gestational diabetes who consumed the most refined grain (more than 156 grams per day) were twice as likely to be obese at age 7, compared to children born to women with gestational diabetes who ate the least amount of refined grain (less than 37 grams per day).
6) The guidelines further recommend limiting consumption of foods that contain refined grains, "especially refined grain foods that contain solid fats, added sugars, and sodium.
Increasing consumption of refined grain in Iran could be a cause for high prevalence of CVDs.