Studies Have Shown That Eating Whole Wheat Helps Prevent The Following Health Problems
- Anti Cancer
- Colon cancer
- Breast cancer
- Heart Attacks- Harvard researchers decided to look at the effects of cereal consumption on heart failure risk and followed 21,376 participants in the Physicians Health Study over a period of 19.6 years. After looking at several different factors (age, smoking, alcohol consumption, vegetable consumption, use of vitamins, exercise, and background of heart disease), they discovered that men who ate a daily morning serving of whole grain (but not refined) cereal had a 29% lower risk of heart failure. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Oct 22;167(19):2080-5.
- High Blood Pressure
Increasing consumption of whole grains and fish could reduce the risk of childhood asthma by about 50%, suggests the International Study on Allergy and Asthma in Childhood (Tabak C, Wijga AH, Thorax).