School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Projects

Wholegrain wheat and cardiovascular health (inGRAINed HEALTH)

The aim of the inGRAINed HEALTH study is to investigate the impact of increased consumption of wholegrain (WG) wheat on markers of cardiovascular risk.  The study is a controlled dietary intervention in a randomised, cross-over design with periods of 4-weeks separated by 4 week wash-out comparing the effects of consuming fixed daily amounts of a WG wheat breakfast cereal and wholemeal wheat bread (WG treatment) compared with a refined wheat breakfast cereal and white bread (control). 

The objectives are:

The study runs until September 2015.