Research Summaries

Study Reports Whole Grain and Dietary Fiber in American Diets

For your information, Kranz, et al., authored the study “Whole Grains Contribute Only a Small Proportion of Dietary Fiber to ...
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Prospective Study Explores The Association Of Dietary Fiber Intake And Risk Of Breast Cancer

Narita, et al., describe the findings of their study in an article titled “Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast ...
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Dietary Fiber May Reduce the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

The article “Dietary fiber intake is inversely associated with risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis” was published in the January ...
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Possible Interactions between Dietary Fiber and Fat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer

The study “The Interaction between Dietary Fiber and Fat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Women’s Health Initiative” by ...
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A Review of Physiological Function and Health Effects of Polydextrose

A review entitled “Polydextrose: Physiological Function and Effects on Health” by Ramiro do Carmo et al. was published in Nutrients ...
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Study Suggests That Understanding of Dietary Fiber is Low Among Consumers Globally

For your information, “Knowledge about dietary fibre: a fibre study framework” by Guiné, et al., was published in the International ...
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Animal Study Shows Possible Mechanism for Fiber’s Role in Reducing Appetite

ATLANTA (September 8, 2014) — Researchers find possible mechanism to explain why fiber is associated with reduced appetite, according to ...
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Increased Fiber Intake Beneficial for Reducing Heart Attack Risk After Previous Heart Attack

ATLANTA (September 8, 2014) — Increasing your intake of fiber after a heart attack may reduce your risk of a subsequent heart ...
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Study in Mice Shows Benefit of Fiber to Reduce Allergic Reactions

ATLANTA (April 30, 2014) — Previous studies have shown the benefit of fiber on digestive health, but according to a ...
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Review Finds Increased Fiber Intake Reduces Heart Attacks and Other Cardiovascular Events

ATLANTA (February 12, 2014) —  A recent review has found that an additional seven grams per day of dietary fiber can lower ...
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Increased Fiber Intake May Protect Against Risk of Stroke

ATLANTA (August 1, 2013) — A study published in Stroke found that people who ate more dietary fiber were less like to have a ...
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Fiber-Rich Diet Linked to Longevity

People who consumed higher amounts of fiber, particularly from grains, had a significantly lower risk of dying over a nine-year ...
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Fiber Does Your Body Good

An apple a day may keep the doctor away but according to a group of Australian researchers, a fiber-rich diet ...
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