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December 18, 2017

In a randomized cross-over trial, 24 Swedish healthy adults consumed a standardized breakfast including crispbreads based on sourdough-fermented rye, unfermented rye and yeast-fermented refined wheat crispbread, at three different occasions, respectively. The sourdough...

December 13, 2017

In a randomized clinical trial, 70 healthy adults consumed wholegrain rye, wholegrain wheat or refined wheat during six weeks. The wholegrain intake was above 100 grams in the wholegrain diets and five grams in the refined diet. Both wholegrain diets had favourable eff...

November 24, 2017

In a randomized controlled cross-over trial, 60 Danish overweight adults were assigned to an eight-week period of a diet high in either wholegrains or refined grains. After a six week ‘wash-out period’, another eight weeks followed where the diets were switched, from w...

October 9, 2017

Plant lignans have been proposed to be one key player behind the inverse association between wholegrain consumption and the development of chronic Western-style diseases, including cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Rye contains high amounts of lignans, which a...

September 13, 2017

A few days ago, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer research Fund (WCRF) published an updated report on diet, nutrition, physical activity and colorectal cancer. As a result of an increasing number of studies on wholegrain foods and c...

August 11, 2017

During six weeks, the effect of wholegrain rye and wholegrain wheat products on body weight, body composition and appetite was investigated by Nordic researchers in a recently published study. The results revealed a higher weight loss and a tendency towards a higher lo...

July 5, 2017

Photo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Rye products are known to be more effective in maintaining satiety compared to other foods such as wheat products. Tests conducted by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland indicate that the structure of the rye foo...

June 28, 2017

Photo: Rolf-Lennart Witting

The international congress on rye and health 'The Power of Rye' was organized by the Nordic Rye Forum, held on June 7th and 8th, 2017 in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland. The congress provided a forum for both academic research and industry...

June 28, 2017

The website of the Nordic Rye Forum was launched in June 8th at the conference the Power of Rye this summer. The aim of this website is to inform the general public about results from research on the health effects of rye, and to inspire rye consumption for improved pu...

May 31, 2017

The Nordic Rye Forum is a platform initiated by Nordic researchers with an interest in rye and health. The Nordic Rye Forum shares novel and established results from studies on rye and health, and formulates the research and innovation topics of tomorrow. In order to t...

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