Sunday, 3 Dec 2023

WHO study: So-important dietary fiber is for the health

The diet has a great influence on our body and our well-being. Also, some disorders are directly linked to the consumption of food.

A new Zealand study, which appeared in the journal the Lancet, confirms that an appropriate diet can reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

The world health organization (WHO) had commissioned the study in order to support, among other things, the Advance of new recommendations for optimal dietary fiber intake.

For the Meta-study, the researchers analyzed 185 scientific studies with data from around 135 million people, and 58 clinical studies with over 4,600 adult participants.

The attention of the scientists was particularly premature deaths, and the notes on various diseases, and some types of cancer.

Although the study includes only healthy participants and the results cannot therefore be conferred on people with existing chronic diseases, the results are clear.

The positive effect of dietary fibre

If you compare the people who take the highest amount of fiber, which the least food, the General mortality and the deaths due to heart disease decreases by 15 to 30 percent.

In addition, a fiber-reduces-rich diet, the incidence of heart disease, colon cancer, stroke, and type 2 Diabetes by 16 to 24 percent.

The results also show that a higher fiber intake with lower body weight and cholesterol value.

With an increase in the consumed on a daily basis fiber amount of eight grams of total deaths decreased. The signs of heart disease, colon cancer and type 2 Diabetes decreased by five to 27 percent.

Similarly, due to the increased intake of dietary fiber, the risk for a stroke or breast cancer substances can be reduced.

According to the scientists, a consumption ranges from 25 to 29 grams of fiber daily. The data suggest that a higher intake could offer even better protection.

A big Fiber in the whole grain

Also, when eating whole grain such positive properties were found.

A to 15 grams of increased intake of whole-grain diseases has led to the reduction of total deaths, and the signs of heart, colon cancer and type 2 Diabetes by two to 19 percent.

The increased intake of Volkorn reduced the risk of non-communicable diseases by 13 to 33 percent.

“Whole grain is rich in fiber, which could explain their positive effect,” the scientists explain this observation.

Carbohydrates are important

The studies also show that diets with a low carbohydrate content, only a small under the protection of for the protection against stroke and type 2 Diabetes.

“The results show that the dietary guidelines should be to increase the fiber and the replacement of refined grains by whole grain concentrate,” concluded the researchers in their work to conclude.

Such a change could reduce the frequency of occurrence and the mortality rate for many diseases.

Cornelia Bertram

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