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High-fibre diet cuts risk of death from cancer, stroke and heart disease by up to a third, major study finds

Most people around the world do not eat the amount of fibre needed to prevent key life-threatening illnesses, new research suggests.  A nutritional review, which includes 185 studies and 58 clinical trials conducted over nearly 40 years, found that eating at least 25g to 29g of fibre per day was linked to a 15 to 30 per cent reduction in rates of life-threatening cancers, strokes and heart disease.  Read more...



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