If You’re Gonna Eat Grains, Minimally-Processed May Be Better for You

Brown color may be food coloring rather than minimal processing

From Diabetes Care:

Consuming less-processed whole-grain foods over 2 weeks improved measures of glycemia in free-living adults with type 2 diabetes compared with an equivalent amount of whole-grain foods that were finely milled. Dietary advice should promote the consumption of minimally processed whole grains.

Source: Whole-Grain Processing and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Crossover Trial | Diabetes Care

Steve Parker, M.D.

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2 responses to “If You’re Gonna Eat Grains, Minimally-Processed May Be Better for You

  1. Jonathan Christie

    HbA1c 7.5 ± 3.4% – heartbreaking and irresponsible not to Rx a lowcarb diet for participants >5.7%

  2. Pingback: If You’re Gonna Eat Grains, Minimally-Processed May Be Better for You | Healthy Diet Women

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