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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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It may be, too, that I spoke somewhat shortly concerning the bran and the beans, the same being poor provender and unfitted for a man of my inches.
The objective of Turkish scientists was to investigate the effects of different cereal brans on dough and bread properties.
An ordinary whole wheat cereal like Wheaties has just 3 grams of fiber per serving, but raisin brans hit 5 to 8 grams and an all-bran cereal reaches 10 to 14 grams.
But, brans aside, it's tough to find cereals with more than a few grams of fiber.
As for the "Baked with the Wholesome Goodness of 3 Natural Brans" on the Pepperidge Farm Hearty Slices Seven Grain package: the bread has more salt than two of the three brans.
Duman, "Dephytinization of wheat and rice brans by hydrothermal autoclaving process and the evaluation of consequences for dietary fiber content, antioxidant activity and phenolics," Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, vol.
The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of wheat and maize brans feeds on the random blood glucose of the rats.
In view of the total phenolic content in various genotypes of rice by-products, rice brans have 2-11-fold higher content than rice husk, 4-15-fold higher content than brown rice, and 7-59-fold greater content than polished rice [95].
Scientists at Kansas State University evaluated the formation of AGEs in cooked beef patties containing various cereal brans rich in polyphenolic antioxidants: wheat (Jagger variety); triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye (Spring Triticale and Thundercale); and rye brans.
The study showed that the red and purple rice brans had higher extracted and cell-wall bound phenolic and flavonoid concentrations than the lighter-colored rice brans measured.
study showed flavor differences arising from various colored brans in whole-grain rice.
[4.] O'Connor CJ, Sun D, Smith BG and LD Melton Inhibitory Effect of Brans and Their Aqueous Extracts on the Lipolysis of Tributyrin.
Comparative effects of three cereal brans on plasma lipids, blood pressure and glucose metabolism in mildly hypercholesterolemic men.
(2010) have supported the results found in the present study in which they observed reduction in cholesterol LDL and triglycerides in mice fed on diets containing raw or processed oat bran. The results of some other studies are also in agreement with the findings of present studies which showed a decline trend in plasma lipid profile especially cholesterol with raw and processed oat bran diets ( Welch et al.
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.