Navigation Links
High Fiber Diet Found To Protect The Heart

A new study confirms the recommendation by the American Heart Association that eating more fiber, especially water-soluble fiber,// is beneficial to your heart.

A number of studies have found a connection between dietary fiber intake and the reduction of heart disease. In the current study, researchers focused on the relationship of total and soluble dietary fiber intake and the risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease.

The study included 9,776 adults who participated in another study. The participants did not have any diagnosed heart disease at the beginning of the research. Each person completed a form listing what he or she ate for 24 hours. The nutrient intakes were calculated using computer software. The participants were then followed for an average of 19 years to see who developed heart disease.

Researchers report 1,843 of the participants developed coronary heart disease and 3,762 of the participants developed cardiovascular disease. Researchers then compared the dietary fiber intake of all of the participants. They report those who consumed the lowest amount of fiber (about six grams) were at a greater risk of having a heart problem compared to those who ate the most fiber (about 21 grams). Specifically researchers report a 12-percent lower risk of coronary heart disease and an 11-percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease for people who eat more than 22 grams of fiber a day. Researchers also found those who consumed water-soluble fiber had a decreased risk of heart problems. Cereal grains and legumes are excellent sources of water-soluble fiber.

Clearly the consumption of dietary fiber is key in reducing the risk of future heart problems, according to the research. Researchers say this study supports the existing American Heart Association recommendation to increase dietary fiber intake from foods to approximately 25 to 30 grams a day in order to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovasc ular disease.

Related medicine news :

1. Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet
2. Eating Fiber Reduces The Risk Of Heart Disease
3. Kids Not Getting Enough Fiber
4. High Dietary Fiber Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease
5. High Fiber Diet to Fight Colon Cancer
6. Scientists Coax Nerve Fibers to Regrow After Spinal Cord Injury
7. Fiber And Fruit Key To Normal Weight
8. Fibrin Fibers More Stretchable Than Natural Fiber
9. Cancer Affects Mature Muscle Fibers
10. Mature Muscle Fibers Can Revert to Become Cancerous
11. Tougher Fiber Dental ‘bridges’ for a Brighter Smie
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... New patients who wish to ... for dental implants at her Mississauga, ON practice. Dr. Williams has been ... placement of dental implants. , Missing teeth can lead to a variety of ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading ... health and global clinical supply services, today announced that Dr. Christine Milligan, Global ... Asia Conference, to be held at the InterContinental Seoul COEX Hotel, Seoul, Republic ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... MA (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... announced that the organization will waive paid entry and parking fees at several ... Hingham, and Monument Mountain in Great Barrington in support of REI’s Black Friday ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... the United States to support their local poison centers through donations on Tuesday, ... #GivingTuesday: calls it “a day that inspires people to collaborate in improving ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... Cold Shoulder , LLC launched their ... last week and hit their goal of $20,000 in under 10 hours. ... to bring the new PRO Weight Loss Vest to the market. , The PRO Vest ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... and VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA ... EPIX ) announced today that the first patient ... of EPI-506 as a treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate ... and Canada.  --> the ... In the Phase 1/2 clinical trial, ESSA intends ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... -- Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ... multi-year agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in ... the Breast Center a future-proof platform capable of expanding with ... announces that Breast Center of Acadiana has entered ... PACS in its two freestanding imaging centers. This investment will ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASDS ... of Directors has declared a special 1 percent stock dividend ... payable December 14, 2015, to shareholders of record December 7, ... additional shares of common stock. --> ... a strong endorsement of our confidence in Ascendant,s growth strategy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: