Health gap in Aussie diet
Australian are not eating enough grain foods to meet
their health needs, even though most think they do,
says new research. Despite widespread education
campaigns many Australians are still confused about
the role of healthy carbohydrates and grains in
Beat diabetes with beans
New research shows that wholegrains and legumes can
reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as
Go for grains
Teaching children to
recognise, choose and enjoy the wide range of grain-based foods and encouraging
more activity can help them stay fit and healthy and reduce their risk of
serious diseases later in life, according to Accredited Practicing Dietitian,
Experts warn, don't
Professor Lillian Thompson, a world- renowned expert on the health properties of
food has warned that Australians do not eat enough grain-based foods (such as
bread, breakfast cereals, pasta) in their diet.
Grains get the green light
A recent study, "Setting the Record Straight The Role of
Carbohydrates in Weight Control", dispels the misconception
that eating too many carbohydrates, found in foods such as
bread, will make you fat.
The grainy facts
Australia's leading authority on grains busts seven misconceptions about grains
in a healthy diet.
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