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GRS Ultra Review

by Ellen Thomas (2019-04-08)

That's right, the same GRS Ultra good-for-you compounds make an impressive showing in some pretty popular (and tasty) breakfast cereals and crunchy snacks.The groundbreaking study involved measuring the total antioxidant content of popular breakfast cereals and whole grain snacks available at the supermarket.The foods measured included whole grain flours, 28 ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, 4 hot cereals and another 38 grain-based foods, like pasta, popcorn, crackers and chips.Once researchers thought it was the fiber in these whole grains that offer all the benefits to the body... but no more. "Early researchers thought the fiber was the active ingredient for these benefits in whole grains, the reason why they may reduce the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease," explains researcher Joe Vinson, PhD, a chemist at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. "But recently, polyphenols emerged as potentially more important. Breakfast cereals, pasta, crackers, and salty snacks constitute over 66% of whole grain intake in the U.S. diet." Polyphenols are chemicals that occur naturally in plants and do have anti-inflammatory properties. Science believes that this most abundant of antioxidants helps to remove free radicals from the body and may assist in the fight against heart disease and cancer. They may even offer some protection against Alzheimer's disease.Topping the list of breakfast cereals was Raisin Bran, with the highest antioxidant count per serving at 524 milligrams. The raisins get a good amount of the credit for this. Based on the typical serving, Vinson and his team found that oat cereals had the highest levels of antioxidants, followed by corn, wheat, hot oat cereals and rice cereals.