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Dietary fibre intake and risk of ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in the UK Women's Cohort Study.

Adhering to diets rich in high-fiber foods may help women to keep stroke at bay.

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Source of dietary fibre and diverticular disease incidence: a prospective study of UK women.

High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.

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Fiber intake and risk of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and stomach.

Higher intake of cereal fiber may correlate with lower risk of gastric and esophageal cancer.

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Prospective study of dietary fiber and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women and men.

Habitual intake of fiber-rich foods, particularly whole grains, may contribute positively to the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Dietary fiber, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study.

An improvement in lung function and a decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk is associated with frequent consumption of fiber-laden foods.

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Dietary fiber reduces peripheral arterial disease risk in men.

Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard against peripheral arterial disease in men.

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A prospective study of dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease among women.

​Habitual consumption of fiber-rich foods, such fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, may lessen the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in women.

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Dietary intake of fiber and decreased risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: evidence from the combined analysis of 13 case-control studies.

​A high-fiber diet may help to slash the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

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Dietary fiber intake reduces risk for Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer.

​High dietary ingestion of foods rich in fiber may help to ward off esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus.

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Long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women.

​Long-term consumption of a high-fiber diet may be beneficial in the prevention of coronary heart disease in women.

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Fiber-Rich Foods Reduce High Blood Pressure

Reducing Hypertension Lowers End Organ Damage Risk
Fiber comes only from plant-based foods, as animal products have no fiber. Eating a diet high in fiber may help reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to a study that appeared in the Journal of Hypertension in 2005. By analyzing the results of 25 randomized controlled trials, researchers from Tulane University Scho...
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Dietary Fiber Intake Is Inversely Associated with Periodontal Disease among US Adults.

​Regular consumption of fiber-rich foods may help to cut down the risk of developing periodontal disease.

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