Sunday, January 18, 2009

Day 293- Nutrition Bites

The evidence is moderately strong that refined carbohydrates and a high glycemic load increase the risk of diabetes, while a diet high in whole grains and fiber and a low glycemic load are associated with a lower risk," says Harvard's Joann Mason. For example, in a study of more than 42,000 men and another study of 75,00 women, those who eat the most whole grains had a 40 percent lower risk of diabetes than those who ate the least. 

-Nutrition  Action, September 2008, p.6
 
Sugar Preacher's Experience
I found this article in the periodical section at the U of U library. The research is sound. This study gives another reason to eat complex carbohydrates such as wheat berries, amaranth, quinoa, oats, barley, etc......

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