Whole grains reduce weight, blood pressure, study says

Researchers followed 3,100 people for 18 years

A new study shows eating three servings of whole grains a day, along with a nutritious diet, can have health benefits as we age.

Researchers at Tufts University found such foods can help control weight, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.

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They followed 3,100 people in the ’50s for 18 years to conduct the study.

Researchers compared people eating three servings of whole grains or more daily to those eating less than half a serving.

The report is out in “The Journal of Nutrition.”