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Current Understanding of Dietary Fiber and Its Role in Chronic Diseases

Raising the intake levels of dietary fiber may decrease the diagnosis rates of several chronic diseases, including obesity, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular ailments.

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Higher intakes of fiber, total vegetables, and fruits may attenuate the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: findings from a large prospective cohort study

Boarding the high fiber diet train may drive down the risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular ailments, and other chronic diseases.

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Dietary intake of fiber, fruit and vegetables decreases the risk of incident kidney stones in women: a Women's Health Initiative report

Indulgence in fruits, vegetables, and other fiber-containing foods may hinder the development of kidney stones in post-menopausal women.

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Use of Dietary Fibers in Reducing the Risk of Several Cancer Types: An Umbrella Review

Consuming a high fiber diet may help shield an individual against different forms of cancer.

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Dietary Fiber Intake and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Adequate intake of fiber-ladened foods may protect an individual against pancreatic cancer.

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Dietary intake of total vegetable, fruit, cereal, soluble and insoluble fiber and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Diets that promote the intake of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and cereals, may help reduce total, cancer, cardiovascular mortality burden.

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Fiber consumption and all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortalities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

Eating greater amounts of fiber-containing foods may lower an individual's chances of dying from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other causes.

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Higher dietary fiber intake associated with better survival in male but not female cancer patients: Evidence from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2014

Boarding the high fiber diet train may drive up a man's chances of surviving cancer.

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Association between dietary fiber intake and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in adults: a cross-sectional study of 14,947 population based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Diets that favor the ingestion of fiber-rich foods may help thwart the development of cardiovascular diseases in men and women.

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Associations of dietary fiber intake with chronic inflammatory airway diseases and mortality in adults: a population-based study

Increased exposure to dietary fiber may cut down an individual's risk of developing and dying from chronic inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Dietary fiber intake and cognitive impairment in older patients with chronic kidney disease in the United States: A cross-sectional study

Strict adherence to a high fiber diet may help curtail the onset of cognitive decline in older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Impact of Dietary Fiber on Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Older Patients: A Narrative Review

Devout consumption of fiber-containing foods may help lower inflammation and cellular resistance to insulin in elderly individuals.

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