Whole-Grain Foods Help Maintain a Healthy Weight
Switching to whole-grain foods might help keep your weight in check as much as a brisk 30-minute daily walk would, a new research study suggests.
Whole grains seem to both lower the number of calories your body absorbs during digestion and speed metabolism, explained study author J. Philip Karl. He’s a nutrition scientist who did the research while a Ph.D. student in nutrition at Tufts University in Boston.
While other studies have found that people who eat whole grains are slimmer and have lower body fat than those who do not, Karl said it has been hard to separate the effects of whole grains from regular exercise and a healthier diet overall. So, for the new study, “we strictly controlled diet. We didn’t let them lose weight,” he said. The researchers did that by pinpointing the specific caloric needs of each of the 81 men and women, aged 40 to 65, in the study.
Whole-grain foods have long been suggested to be healthier alternatives. Recent evidence shows that whole-grain foods can help maintain a healthy weight because they seem to both lower the number of calories the body absorbs during digestion as well as help speed up metabolism. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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