Why Whole Wheat Is Better Than White
Some people believe that all carbohydrates are bad. Others promote a very low carbohydrate diet.
However, an expansive analysis indicates that eating at least three servings of whole grains per day is associated with a lower risk of death from cancers, heart disease, and stroke.
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