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1 in 4 Global Cases of Type 2 Diabetes Attributed to Low Whole Grain Intake

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases around the world, impacting millions of people. In a new study, researchers developed risk assessment models to estimate how much various dietary habits contribute to type 2 diabetes risk in 184 countries around the world. The largest burden (26.1%) of type 2 diabetes was attributed to low whole grain intake. Other factors contributing to high type 2 diabetes burden included high intake of refined rice and wheat (24.6%) and high intake of processed meat (20.3%).


Whole Grain News and Events

The Surprising Link Between Brown Rice and Cultural Identity

When people are looking to connect with the food traditions of their ancestors, which types of rice are they putting on their plate? To find out, we caught up with Cameron Jacobs of USA Rice to share insights from market research.


Whole Grain FAQ of the Month

What is an ancient grain? Kelly explains.


Upcoming Whole Grain Events

Mark your calendars for opportunities to gather with and learn from other whole grain enthusiasts:

Pairing Spring Greens with Whole Grains

Springtime Mediterranean Salad with Radishes, Chickpeas, and Farro

An Oldways recipe and photo

Arugula Salad with Chicken, Dates, and Buckwheat Crumble

An Oldways recipe and photo

Adventures in Switzerland Await

Alpine cheeses, chocolate, food, wine, culture, history & more with Le Gruyére AOP & cheese expert, Cathy Strange!

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