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20 May 2014

Close to 30% of US adults* are interested in cutting down or avoiding gluten in their diets. Most are not doing so out of medical necessity. Is gluten or wheat really the cause of all the obesity and illness it is accused of?
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02 May 2014 / Li, Flint, Pai, Forman, Hu, Willett, Rexrode, Mukamal, Rimm

 In this prospective study of patients who survived MI, a greater intake of dietary fiber after MI, especially cereal fiber, was inversely associated with all cause mortality. In addition, increasing consumption of fiberfrom before to after MI was significantly associated with lower all...

29 Apr 2014 / Diana Chard

My library hold finally came in! No way was I paying to read Grain Brain. I like to financially support quacks as little as possible.

First thought: Including a quote from Dr. Oz on the front cover of your book does little for your credibility.

Second...

11 Mar 2014 / Miranda, Lasa, Bustamante, Churruca, Simon

The gluten-free (GF) products market represents one of the most prosperous markets in the field of food and beverages in the immediate future. Historically,...

25 Feb 2014 / Caroline Scott-Thomas

Girls who eat breakfast every day...

10 Feb 2014 / Judy Scheel, Ph.D., L.C.S.W

There are no fewer than 100 types of diets posted on WebMD’s list of  “Weight Loss and ...

29 Jan 2014 / Elaine Watson

We know that almost a third of the population has a genetic predisposition to celiac disease, in that they have particular versions (DQ2 or DQ8) of a cellular receptor called the human...

27 Jan 2014 / Jill Ettinger

We see the gluten-free label everywhere, leading us to believe that there must be something inherently wrong with wheat. But is gluten really all that bad for us?  ...

24 Jan 2014 / Jessica Todd

This report documents how eating patterns and diet quality changed among working-age adults (those born between 1946 and 1985) from 2005 to 2010, a period that includes...

24 Jan 2014 / Monica L Bertoia, Elizabeth W Triche, Dominique S Michaud, Ana Baylin, Joseph W Hogan, Marian L Neuhouser, Lesley F Tinker, Linda Van Horn, Molly E Waring, Wenjun Li, James M Shikany, and Charles B Eaton

The Mediterranean and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diets are characterized by higher intake...

21 Jan 2014 / Leslie Beck

I strength-train four days a week and eat a high-protein diet, but I’m not gaining muscle. What I am doing wrong with my diet?  ...

14 Jan 2014

The nutritional value of grain foods was a key comment today before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). The Committee heard comments on behalf of the grain industry from distinguished Professor and Registered Dietitian Joanne Slavin, RD, PhD, of the Department of Food and...

20 Dec 2013 / Heidi Wengreen, Ronald G Munger, Adele Cutler, Anna Quach, Austin Bowles, Christopher Corcoran, JoAnn T Tschanz, Maria C Norton, and Kathleen A Welsh-Bohmer

Whole grains and nuts and legumes were positively associated with higher cognitive functions and may be core...

25 Nov 2013 / JULIE PALMER

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is today revealing its annual list of Top Celebrity Diets to Avoid in the New Year.

For the previous three years, the ...

22 Nov 2013

The Wheat Foods Council (WFC) continues to set the record straight regarding misinformation about wheat and wheat foods, recently responding to an article published in the Washington Post characterizing white flour as “the white devil.” The WFC also followed up with the San...

21 Nov 2013 / Hutfless S, Gudzune KA, Maruthur N, Wilson RF, Bleich SN, Lau BD, Fawole OA, Anderson CA, Segal J.

A Healthy People 2020 objective is to increase the prevalence of healthy-weight adults in the U.S. A systematic review of the effectiveness and safety of...

14 Nov 2013 / Alice Henneman, MS, RD, UNL Lancaster County Extension Educator

The extra calories sometimes sneak up on us over the winter holidays. They don’t always arrive in the form of large portions of calorie-laden food. Rather, they may tiptoe in through many tiny tastes throughout the day....

14 Nov 2013 / Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist and Kendra Otto, Program Assistant

When the holiday season rolls around, many family budgets become strained. With a long list of family and friends, fi nding enough money to go around may be challenging. To help reduce the stress of your next holiday season, try making gifts instead of purchasing them. Consider these fun and...

19 Oct 2013 / Heidi Wengreen, Ronald G Munger, Adele Cutler, Anna Quach, Austin Bowles, Christopher Corcoran, JoAnn T Tschanz, Maria C Norton, and Kathleen A Welsh-Bohmer

The promotion of the consumption of whole grains and legumes and nuts may provide a dietary strategy aimed at a cognitive benefit that is adaptable to diverse cultures and regions around the globe....

17 Oct 2013

(Ridgway, CO) OCTOBER 16, 2013 – The Wheat Foods Council (WFC) announced the winner of its 2013 “Wheat – Healthy Choices for Every Meal”...