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Heart Health

24 March 2011

High-fibre diet good for the heart

New research suggests that middle-age and younger adults who eat high amounts of fibre are less likely to suffer from heart disease over their lives.

New research suggests that middle-age and younger adults who eat high amounts of fibre are less likely to suffer from heart disease over their lives.

In people 20 to 39 years old as well as those 40 to 59 years old, those who consumed the most fibre had a significantly lower risk for cardiovascular disease than those with the least intake of fibre, the study found.

 

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