Recent publications related to health effects of rye

General health effects of rye and whole grains

Adlercreutz, H., 2010. Can rye intake decrease risk of human breast cancer? Food & Nutrition Research 54, 5231-5239.

Åman, P., Andersson, A.A.M., Rakha, A., Andersson, R., 2010. Rye, a healthy cereal full of dietary fiber. Cereal Foods World 55, 231-234.

Lehtinen, P., Poutanen, K., 2008. Grain fibre: How to deliver health benefits. Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech 19, 28-29.

Knudsen, K.E.B., Lærke, H.N., 2008. Whole grain cereals and gut health. Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech 19, 6-9.

Poutanen, K., Lyly, M., Juvonen, K., Karhunen, L., 2010. Rye, oats, and weight management. Cereal Foods World 55, 66-69.


Isaksson, H., Fredriksson, H., Andersson, R., Olsson, J., Åman, P., 2009. Effect of rye bread breakfasts on subjective hunger and satiety: a randomized controlled trial. Nutrition Journal 8, 39.

Isaksson, H., Sundberg, B., Åman, P., Fredriksson, H., and Olsson, J., 2008. Whole grain rye porridge breakfast improves satiety compared to refined wheat bread breakfast. Food & Nutrition Research, 52.

Rosen, L.A.H., Silva, L.O.B., Andersson, U.K., Holm, C., Ostman, E.M., Bjorck, I.M.E., 2009. Endosperm and whole grain rye breads are characterized by low post-prandial insulin response and a beneficial blood glucose profile. Nutrition Journal 8, 42.

Health effects of specific compounds of rye

Bertram, H.C., Malmendal, A., Nielsen, N.C., Straadt, I.K., Larsen, T., Knudsen, K.E.B., Lærke, H.N., 2009. NMR-based metabonomics reveals that plasma betaine increases upon intake of high-fiber rye buns in hypercholesterolemic pigs. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research 53, 1055-1062.

Bondia-Pons, I., Aura, A., Vuorela, S., Kolehmainen, M., Mykkänen, H., Poutanen, K., 2009. Rye phenolics in nutrition and health. Journal of cereal science 49, 323-336.

Knudsen, K.E.B., Lærke, H.N., 2010. Rye arabinoxylans: Molecular structure, physicochemical properties and physiological effects in the gastrointestinal tract. Cereal Chemistry 87, 353-362.

Lærke, H.N., Mortensen, M.A., Hedemann, M.S., Bach Knudsen, K.E., Penalvo, J.L., Adlercreutz, H., 2009. Quantitative aspects of the metabolism of lignans in pigs fed fibre-enriched rye and wheat bread. British Journal of Nutrition 102, 985-994.