“Food Secret” Safeguards Your Heart
A 33% reduction in mortality
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the US and in the world.
The only upside is, it’s the disease that you have the most control over.
Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and staying active are three big ways to keep your heart healthy.
But researchers have identified a “food secret” that not only reduces your risk of heart disease… but improves the measures of numerous early warning signs of the disease.
Researchers used data from the Framingham heart study, where they collected data on people every four years for over 30 years.
This included food frequency questionnaires, which contained information on their whole grain intake.
It turns out that people who ate the least amount of whole grains averaged a one-inch increase in waist circumference between each four-year survey.
Those who consumed the most whole grains gained HALF that amount.
Those who consumed the least whole grains also had more significant increases in systolic blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Put another way, eating more whole grains could help you maintain healthier levels of two major risk factors for heart disease: blood sugar and blood pressure.
This study didn’t look into why this was the case, but it likely has to do with the fact that whole grains contain lots of fiber, which can help you feel fuller, longer.
They also contain nutrients like magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants that could contribute to lower blood pressure.
Whole grains are just what they sound like: grains that are eaten in their whole form.
This could include wheat, corn, rice, oats, barley, quinoa, spelt, rye, and more.
Previous studies have tied eating more whole grains to a lower risk of conditions like heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and obesity.
Higher intakes have also been linked to up to a 33 percent risk reduction in all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and colorectal cancer.
Refined grains, on the other hand, are grain products that have been significantly modified from their original form.
It gives them a finer texture and longer shelf life… but it strips the foods of many of their nutrients, and
White flour, white rice, and many breads, cereals, crackers, and pastries make the list.
These processed foods cause spikes in blood sugar, which can cause you to get hungrier, sooner… and contribute to overeating.
If you’re looking for a simple swap that will make a big difference in your heart health, make the switch from refined grains to whole grains.
Your heart (and your waistline) will thank you.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D. (rgerhauser)
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