Whole Grains for Men’s Hearts

Family Health, Featured Article, Healthy Heart, Healthy Living
on February 22, 2008

In a recent Harvard study, guys who ate the most whole grains, such as brown and wild rice, wheat and oats, were nearly 20 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure than men who ate the least amount of whole grains. A man’s risk for high blood pressure, a condition that increases heart attack and stroke risk, starts to climb when he hits age 45.

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