Whole Grains and Health / Edition 1

Whole Grains and Health / Edition 1

by Len Marquart
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Whole Grains and Health / Edition 1

Whole Grains and Health presents a science-based discussion of whole grains and their expanding role in health and disease. An international collection of authors presents current perspectives on grains, the many opportunities for further research into whole grains and the remarkable growth potential for product development.

Coverage includes discussions on the health benefits of a diet rich in whole grains, the functional components of whole grains and the regulatory nuances of labeling grain products.

A unique feature is a section devoted to communicating with consumers. Barriers exist which affect consumer acceptance and use of whole-grain foods. Whole Grains and Health addresses those concerns and offers strategies for furthering research, product development and educational outreach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813807775
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Pages: 335
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.35(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Contributing Authors xiii

Part I. Introduction to Whole Grains and Health 1

1 The Future of Whole Grains 3
L. Marquart, J. M. Jones, E. A. Cohen, K. Poutanen

2 Using a Model of the Food and Nutrition System for Examining Whole Grain Foods from Agriculture to Health 17
J. Sobal

Part II. Whole Grains, Dietary Fiber, and Chronic Disease 27

3 Whole Grains and Diabetes 29
J. W. Anderson, S. B. Conley

4 Whole Grains and Related Dietary Patterns in Relation to Weight Gain 47
N. McKeown, M. Serdula, S. Liu

5 Whole Grains and Cardiovascular Disease 59
J. Slavin

6 Whole Grains and Cancer Prevention 69
G. H. McIntosh

7 The Effects of Cereal Fibers and Barley Foods Rich in _-glucan on Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Risk 75
J. J. Pins, H. Kaur, E. Dodds, J. M. Keenan

Part III. Grain Technology and Health-related Outcomes 87

8 Biochemistry and Compartmentalization of Cereal Grain Components and Their Functional Relationship to Mammalian Health 89
D. A. Pascoe, R. G. Fulcher

9 Structure of Whole Grain Breads: Sensory Perception and Health Effects 115
K. Autio, K-H Liukkonen, H. Mykkänen, I. Katina, K. Roininen, K. Poutanen

10 Aleurone: Processing, Nutrition, Product Development, and Marketing 123
B. Atwell, W. von Reding, J. Earling, M. Kanter, K. Snow

11 Active Components of Whole Grain Foods 137
S. Cho, C. J. Pratt

12 White Wheat: Biochemical and Sensory Characteristics of Bread 149
S. R. Frazer

13 Barley _-glucan and Wheat Arabinoxylan Soluble Fiber Technologies for Health-promoting Bread Products 157
I. Trogh, C. Courtin, J. Delcour

14 Modulating Glycemia with Cereal Products 177
I. Björck, E. Östman, A. Nilsson

15 Whole Grain Phytochemicals and Antioxidant Activity 185
R. H. Liu, K. K. Adom

16 Alkylresorcinols as a Potential Biomarker for Whole Grain Wheat and Rye 209
P. Åman, A. B. Ross, R. Landberg, A. Kamal-Eldin

17 Resistant Starch as a Contributor to the Health Benefits of Whole Grains 219
D. Topping, A. Bird, S. Toden, M. Conlon, M. Noakes, R. King, G. Mann, Z. Yi Li, M. Morell

18 Influence of Germination Conditions on the Bioactivity of Rye 229
K-H Liukkonen, K. Katina, A. Kaukovirta-Norja, A-M Lampi, S. Kariluoto, V. Piironen, S-M Heinonen, H. Adlercreutz, A. Nurmi, J-M Pihlava, K. Poutanen

Part IV. Whole Grains and Consumer and Regulatory Issues 241

19 Barriers to the Consumption of Whole Grain Foods 243
C. J. Seal, A. R. Jones

20 Consumer Acceptance of Refined and Whole Wheat Breads 255
A. Bakke, Z. Vickers, L. Marquart, S. Sjoberg

21 The Whole Grain Stamp Program 263
J. Dahlberg, K. D. Gifford, C. W. Harriman

22 Whole Grains and Consumers 273
M. A. Johnson, T. Burgess-Champoux, M. A. Kantor, M. Reicks

23 The Industry’s Commitment to Whole Grains Education 293
J. Adams

24 Industry Initiatives in Whole Grain Education 299
T. Griffiths

25 Communicating with Consumers: Whole Grain Messaging 305
M. Hermann

26 Global Regulation, Labeling, Claims, and Seals: Perspectives and Guidelines 309
K. Schmitz, N-G Asp, D. Richardson, L. Marquart

Index 317

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