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Fiber Reduces Risk of Death from Colon Cancer

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Fiber reduces the risk of dying from colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology. As part of Harvard’s Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, researchers looked at 1,575 participants with colorectal cancer and analyzed their diets and risk for mortality. For every 5 grams of fiber added to their diets, the risk of dying…

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Recipe: Lentil Mujadara with Caramelized Onions

Lentil Mujadara with Caramelized Onions

When the crisp cooler season sets in, a bowl of earthy lentils and fluffy jasmine rice will warm your stomach. Make our simple take on traditional Middle Eastern Mujadara at home with Amy’s Lentil Soup. This vegan dish can stand alone, but we also love it with a green salad topped with walnuts and a simple vinaigrette. Ingredients 1 can…

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High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

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A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers reviewed and compared x-ray evidence and arthritic symptom reports with fiber intake and lifestyle data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring cohort study. Those who consumed the highest amounts of fiber from the OAI and Framingham studies…

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