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Effects of dietary fiber type on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of healthy individuals.

​Eating generous portions of fiber-rich foods regularly may help to lower high blood pressure.

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Dietary fiber intake and risk of metabolic syndrome: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Adequate intake of foods with high fiber content may help guard against the development of metabolic syndrome.

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High-Fiber Diets May Reduce Duodenal Ulcer Risk

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Generous consumption of fiber-rich foods brings many health benefits, including maintenance of healthy weight, blood sugar levels, cholesterol numbers, and bowel movement function. Now a study published in the Canadian Family Physician Journal has added another reason why we all should create more space for fiber-rich whole-plant foods on our ...
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Dietary fiber intake is inversely associated with stroke incidence in healthy Swedish adults.

​A decline in stroke risk is associated with increased intake of diets rich in fiber, especially fruit and vegetable fiber, in healthy adults.

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Dietary fiber intake and risk of first stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Habitual consumption of fiber-rich foods may protect individuals from developing stroke for the first time.

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How diet and lifestyle affect duodenal ulcers. Review of the evidence.

Habitual consumption of high-fiber diets may confer individuals with a lower risk of duodenal ulcer.

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A prospective study of diet and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease in men.

​Symptomatic diverticular disease is less likely to occur in individuals adhering to a diet high in fiber and low in red meat and fats.

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Preventing diverticular disease. Review of recent evidence on high-fiber diets.

​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.

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

​Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods, especially fruits and cereals, may help guard against the development of diverticular disease in women.

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Diet and risk of diverticular disease in Oxford cohort of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): prospective study of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

​Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.

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Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle is Associated With a Lower Risk of Diverticulitis among Men.

​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.

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Great article/reference that supports the importance of fibre and limiting red meat consumption, for once again, protecting gut he... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 09:24
Deborah
Red meat is only part of the issue. There is also a substantial amount of info pointing at a whole foods plant-based diet from ma... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 14:09
Deborah
Here are a bunch more peer-reviewed papers on the specific issue of diverticulitis & diet, pointing at whole foods plant-based die... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 14:13
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Fiber Intake and Survival After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis.

​Colorectal cancer patients on high-fiber diets may have a low tendency of dying from the disease.

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