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Eat Fiber for Health and Longevity

Jun 18, 2012 01:02PM

Now consumers have another convincing argument to add more fiber to their diet. According to a National Cancer Institute study at the National Institutes of Health, which followed patients over a nine-year period, scientists associated the intake of fiber (about 30 grams per day) with a reduced risk of death from any cause, including cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases.

Source: Archives of Internal Medicine

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