Health

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), ...

Health

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 ...

Diabetes

Diabetes apps among top 10 doctors recommend to patients

(HealthDay)—Apps for managing diabetes and calculating the risk of cardiovascular disease are among the top 10 apps doctors recommend to their patients, according to researchers at Medical Economics.

Oncology & Cancer

Dietary fiber intake linked to reduced gastric cancer risk

(HealthDay)—Dietary fiber intake is inversely associated with gastric cancer risk and is likely independent of conventional risk factors, according to a meta-analysis published in the July issue of Gastroenterology.

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