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Eating generous portions of fiber-rich foods regularly may help to lower high blood pressure.
Adequate intake of foods with high fiber content may help guard against the development of metabolic syndrome.
A decline in stroke risk is associated with increased intake of diets rich in fiber, especially fruit and vegetable fiber, in healthy adults.
Symptomatic diverticular disease is less likely to occur in individuals adhering to a diet high in fiber and low in red meat and fats.
Exercising regularly and adhering to diets high in fiber, especially fruit and vegetable fiber, and low in red meat, and fat may help prevent the development of diverticular disease.
Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods, especially fruits and cereals, may help guard against the development of diverticular disease in women.
Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.
Adoption of healthy lifestyle habits, such as consuming of diets low in meat and high in fiber, exercising regularly, maintenance of healthy weight, and avoidance of cigarette smoking, may help protect individuals from diverticulitis.