Eating a diet rich in whole grains, a rich source of bran, fibre,
minerals and vitamins, could reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and
heart disease, claims a new study that adds to a growing body of
evidence on the subject.
The FDA has released draft guidelines on the labeling of food
products containing whole grains, to support the message of the
2005 Dietary Guidelines. Although subject to comments, it seems
'good' and 'excellent'...
Eating less fat and more fruit and vegetables has no effect on the
risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), claims a long-term dietary
intervention study claimed to be the largest ever conducted - a
conclusion that is inconsistent with...
A new variety of potato has been shown to contain significantly
less carbohydrate and calories than the average spud, presenting an
alternative to dieters and disuading them from avoiding potatoes
A new statement on diet from the American Heart Association
emphasises weight loss, cutting back on salt and alcohol and
increasing dietary potassium as viable ways to reduce blood
pressure, but does not recommend the use of supplements.