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High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.
Higher intake of cereal fiber may correlate with lower risk of gastric and esophageal cancer.
Habitual intake of fiber-rich foods, particularly whole grains, may contribute positively to the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
An improvement in lung function and a decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk is associated with frequent consumption of fiber-laden foods.
Habitual consumption of fiber-rich foods, such fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, may lessen the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in women.
A high-fiber diet may help to slash the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
High dietary ingestion of foods rich in fiber may help to ward off esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus.
Long-term consumption of a high-fiber diet may be beneficial in the prevention of coronary heart disease in women.
Regular consumption of fiber-rich foods may help to cut down the risk of developing periodontal disease.