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broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting

food prepared from the husks of cereal grains

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Refined white flour is also the main grain in Roman Meal Sun Grain with Oat Bran Bread.
You've got white and rye, whole wheat and pumpernickel, oat bran and oatmeal.
First, all brans were mixed into 90% lean ground beef to form patties at 5% bran levels.
The brans significantly decreased levels of CML compared to the control.
Rice is categorized into seven classes based on bran color: white, light brown, speckled brown, brown, red, variable purple, and purple.
Rice bran, an outer layer of whole grain rice, is a rich source of the phytochemical known as gamma-oryzanol and of two forms of vitamin E--the tocopherols and the tocotrienols.
The provisional patent is also applicable to other cereal brans and oilseeds.
Wheat bran, like many cereal brans, has a relatively short shelf life.
We found that bran seems to lower the risk of heart disease more strongly than whole grains," says researcher Eric Rimm the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.
It's possible that people feel full after eating bran so they don't eat as much," suggests Rimm.
Although the product color and aroma improved as rice and wheat bran content increased, high levels of brans caused the crust to brown and the crumb to become very firm.
The researchers found that the water absorption values of the flours increased in proportion with the amount of wheat bran in the flours.
James Anderson of the University of Kentucky Medical College, oat bran has emerged in study after study as a near "wonder grain" in the treatment of diabetes.
It's flavored with just enough cane juice, honey, and fruit juice concentrate to give it a tad over one teaspoon of sugar per serving, the same as a bowl of Post Bran Flakes.
Besides oat bran, psyllium and rice bran are two other healthful fibers to add to your low-fat diet.