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Generous intake of fiber-rich foods may reduce the risk of developing oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer.
Premenopausal women can reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by consistently consuming generous amount of fiber-containing foods, particularly during their adolescent life and early adulthood.
Generous consumption of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and grains, may help guard against the development of colon cancer.
A high-fiber diet may reduce an individual's risk of developing and dying from stroke, heart disease, and cardiovascular disorders.
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.