Whole grains can easily be obtained through a variety of foods and numerous health organizations have been educating Americans about the relationship between increasing whole grain intake and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. “With obesity and type 2 diabetes on the rise, this claim helps reinforce the public health messages that consumers are receiving from trusted sources about the importance of including more whole grains for a healthful lifestyle,” says Andon.
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 National Diabetes Prevention Program . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sept. 2013. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/action/facts.htm  2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Page 36.