Oncology & Cancer

Fiber tied to lower mortality in those with colorectal cancer

(HealthDay)—Higher fiber intake after a diagnosis of nonmetastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) is associated with lower CRC-specific and overall mortality, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in JAMA Oncology.

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Tasty ways to get more fiber

(HealthDay)—You probably know that it's a good idea to eat more fiber. But do you know why?

Genetics

Could genetics influence what we like to eat?

Have you ever wondered why you keep eating certain foods, even if you know they are not good for you? Gene variants that affect the way our brain works may be the reason, according to a new study. The new research could lead ...

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Finding a fiber that fits

Have you given much thought to the fiber in your diet? Probably not, if you are like most Americans. While recommended intakes of dietary fiber range from 21-25 grams per day for women to 30-38 for men (depending on age), ...

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Fiber intake linked to measures of lung function

(HealthDay)—Fiber intake is associated with measures of lung function in U.S. adults, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Fiber intake tied to reduced risk of kidney stones

(HealthDay)—Greater dietary intake of fiber, fruits, and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of incident kidney stones in postmenopausal women, according to research published in the December issue of The Journal ...

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