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Special Reports September 2016 Issue

Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

New research singles out fiber as an important ingredient in successful aging.

An important nutrient for reaching old age free of disease and disability might surprise you. According to a new Australian study, it's dietary fiber - a nutrient that, by definition, you don't even digest. In its path through your body, however, fiber is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

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