Whole-grain intake is protective against a wide range of cancers. This protection is greater than that seen with any component in whole grains alone, such as dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, or phytochemicals. We attribute this protectiveness of whole grains to the synergy or additive effect of its components.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Food-Drug Synergy and Safety|
|Editors||L Thompson, W Ward|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - 2006|