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High-Fiber Diets Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

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Diabetes is a growing global public health epidemic. The number of people suffering from diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014 worldwide. Sadly, this figure is expected to rise to about 642 million by 2040. Type 2 diabetes is, by far, the most prevalent form of diabetes. In the United States, type 2 diabetes accounts fo...
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© Creating more space on your plate for high-fiber foods, such as beans, apples, oats, peas, barley, carrots, and citrus fruits, will help provide you with significant protection against type 2 diabetes.

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Fighting Breast Cancer in the Kitchen

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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women worldwide. About 1.7 million women in the world were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. An estimated 316,120 women in the United States are expected to develop breast cancer in 2017. Many of these cases of breast cancer are related to the consumption of unhealthy foods. There is a ...
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High Fiber Diets Ward off Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease is the term used to describe both Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are disorders of the gastrointestinal tract that cause prolonged inflammation of the gut. The gut is comprised of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. While ...
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Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard against the development of breast cancer in women, especially in postmenopausal women.

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High-fiber Diets Best for Avoiding Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, a form of arthritis, is one of the leading causes of disability among adults in the United States. It is the most common joint disorder in the United States, with about 31 million adults estimated to be suffering from Osteoarthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Osteoarthritis is a progressive degenerative disease cause by...
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Dietary intake of fiber in relation to knee pain trajectories.

High dietary ingestion of fiber-rich foods may help cut down the risk of developing moderate or severe knee pain in individuals with or at risk of osteoarthritis.

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Dietary intake of fiber and risk of knee osteoarthritis in two US prospective cohorts.

Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard
against the development of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and reduce the pain associated with disease.

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Fiber intake and all-cause mortality in the Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (PREDIMED) Study.

Low total mortality risk is associated with increased consumption of high-fiber diets rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

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Intake of fiber and fiber-rich plant foods is associated with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large US cohort.

Generous intake of high-fiber diets rich in legumes, whole grains, and cruciferous vegetables may protect individuals against kidney cancer.

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Consumption of Fruit or Fiber-Fruit Decreases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in a Mediterranean Young Cohort.

Low cardiovascular disease risk is associated with increased consumption of high fiber diets rich in fruits, cruciferous vegetables, and whole grains.

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Dietary fiber intake and ischaemic heart disease mortality: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Heart study.

Consistent consumption of high fiber diets may help reduce ischaemic heart disease mortality risk.

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Dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in the Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based study cohort.

Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard against cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke and coronary heart disease.

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