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Dietary Fiber Protects Against Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

09:45 EST 23 Jan 2018 | Science Blog

Consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of “good” bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia State University. The researchers found enriching the diet of mice with the fermentable fiber inulin prevented metabolic syndrome that is induced by a high-fat […]

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