Bran, Brain and Diabetics

Whole grains for the brain win again!The online edition of the journal Circulation just published a study following 7822 women with type 2 diabetes for 26 years. The study gathered details on their diet every four years.Bran intake was divided into five different levels, from low to high.  The higher the bran in the women's diets, the fewer heart attacks and…

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Is Refined Fiber Good for You?

Refined Fiber White flour is produced by removing bran and germ from whole kernels of wheat. The bran fiber that is removed from wheat is indigestible, but it carries a majority of the vitamins and other micronutrients found in wheat. “Refined” white flour is so nutritionally compromised that “enrichment” is needed to add back selected…

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