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LUNG HEALTH & DIETARY FIBER – EAT WELL TO BREATHE WELL

LUNG HEALTH & DIETARY FIBER – EAT WELL TO BREATHE WELL

Research demonstrates that chance of developing lung disease might be reduced by a diet high in fiber. Lung disease is a major issue in the world at large; the third biggest killer on a global scale is COPD “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease”. However, ways to minimize lung risks are few, and the major recommendation to mitigate the risks is to stop smoking. Eating foods rich in fiber including fruits, vegetables and grains can keep us feeling full for longer helping us to maintain a healthy weight. Fiber has proven health benefits such as lowering cholesterol, regularizing bowel movement and reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes. A study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center revealed that lungs of …

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