Current dietary guidelines in the US recommend eating at least 21 grams of fiber per day for women and 30 grams for men. However, the average American consumes much less than these, as surveys show that most women eat an average of just 13 g for women and 17 g for men. Diane Threapleton, MSc, of the University of Leeds, England, and colleagues conducted a literature search that involved eight prospective cohort studies from different countries including the U.S., northern Europe, Australia, and Japan, which looked into the fiber intake of healthy individuals and the incidence of first stroke. They […]Continue reading Eating More Fiber Reduces Stroke Risk
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