Wholegrains drop CV deaths
In the research conducted over 25 years, Harvard School of Public Health researchers controlled for lifestyle and dietary factors like age, smoking, physical activity, BMI and overall diet (excluding wholegrains).
They found those with a greater wholegrain intake had reduced mortality risk.
Each serving (28g/d) of wholegrains was associated with a 9% drop in CV mortality and a 5% reduction in total mortality.
Switching one serving of refined grains with wholegrains was linked with an 8% lower risk of CV death and a 20% drop if the wholegrains replaced a serving of red meat.Bran intake showed similar