"Sodium reduction is an important dietary intervention to reduce bloating symptoms and could be used to enhance compliance with healthful high-fiber diets
," said study researcher Noel Mueller, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.
The key implication is that reducing sodium can be an effective way to reduce bloating--and in particular may be able to help people maintain a healthy, high-fiber diet
have been linked to health benefits in several other contexts, and this study, although preliminary, shows fiber is linked to more favorable gut microbiome in patients, and better response to cancer immunotherapy," she said.
Bolstered by the high-fiber diet
, they became the dominant strains in the gut after they boosted levels of the short-chain fatty acids butyrate and acetate.
Those eating the African high-fiber diet
saw a reversal of colon cancer risk markers.
Ziemer and animal scientist Brian Kerr, who works with Ziemer in the ARS Agroecosystem Management Research Unit in Ames, Iowa, fed the pigs in their study either a typical diet or a high-fiber diet
. The high-fiber diets
contained 10 percent soybean hulls and 20 percent corn DDGS.
The treatment for diverticulosis (having pockets called diverticula) is a high-fiber diet
, which helps you to avoid constipation and the straining that can lead to more diverticula forming.
Doctors have always stressed the importance of a high-fiber diet
to keep bowel movements regular (and reduce the risk of colon cancer), but another way to maintain that regularity is with probiotics, which are similar to the "good" bacteria normally found in a healthy digestive system.
Q I've read that there's no benefit to eating a high-fiber diet
when it comes to preventing colon cancer.
"Conventional wisdom" dictates that physicians recommend a high-fiber diet
to prevent symptoms in patients who are found to have diverticuli on endoscopic or radiographic studies, or who are diagnosed clinically with diverticulitis.
and low-residue diets are two options.
In general, we recommend a high-fiber diet
and avoidance of constipation.
Kellogg promoted a high-fiber diet
. Graham, of course, lent his name to the Graham cracker ('graham' is another term for whole wheat flour), and Kellogg cereal originally was a high-fiber, ready-to-eat breakfast cereal.
Smoking and high salt intake increase the risk of developing gastroesophageal reflux disease, while a high-fiber diet
and regular physical exercise decrease it, a study of two large Norwegian surveys suggests.
These 98 patients were assigned to a high-fiber diet
aimed at boosting fiber intake to more than 25 g/day.