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Whole Grains Help Us Eat Less: Feel Fuller Sooner, Lose Weight

Mar 30, 2018 09:56AM

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When overweight adults exchange refined grain products such as white bread and pasta for whole-grain equivalents, they tend to feel full sooner, eat less, lose weight and experience a reduction in inflammation, the journal Gut reports. Researchers from Denmark’s National Food Institute and the University of Copenhagen studying 50 adults at risk for Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease found that test volunteers realized these benefits by eating whole grains, and rye in particular.


This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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