Top 9 Things You Never Knew About Bread - Page 3 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Things You Never Knew About Bread

#3. Your risk of heart disease and diabetes goes up – or down

Your risk of heart disease and diabetes goes up - or down

The type of grains you cut makes a big difference here. Carbohydrates drive up the body’s levels of a fatty acid (called palmitoleic acid) to raise the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Whole grains can improve blood-cholesterol levels and lower risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

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