A New Type of Wheat That Has Ten Times the Amount of the Fibre Which Helps Improve Gut Health and Also Fights Bowel Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes Than Normal Wheat Has Been Developed by an International Team Including CSIRO.

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The Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO) in collaboration with the French company Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients, and the Grains Research and Development Corporation. Products made from high-amylose wheat contained more than ten times the resistant starch, a type of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber has been shown to protect against bowel cancers and combat type-2 diabetes.

The US company, Bay State Milling plans to market the high fiber wheat as HealthSense high fiber wheat flour.

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Photo of Dr. Keith EdmistenDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
Posted on Dec 20, 2017
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