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    High fibre diet reduces risk of death from chronic illness

    A meta-analysis of the health benefits of a high fibre diet has shown once again that a diet rich in grains, vegetables and fruit improves health and reduces risk of death from chronic illnesses such as cancer, stroke and heart disease. A team of researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand and led by Dr. Andrew Reynolds of the…

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    What is healthy fibre?

    There are two types of healthy fibre: soluble fibre, which feeds your helpful gut bacteria and makes compounds to help you live a healthier life, and insoluble fibre which helps clear waste from the gut. Here are examples of fibre, and benefits. Dietary fibre – essential for health Dietary fibre (also called roughage) is the part of your food that…

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