Follow the 5-to-1 Rule for Packaged Foods | NutritionFacts.org

As fiber intake goes up, the risk of metabolic syndrome appears to go down, with less inflammation and an apparent step-wise drop in obesity risk. It’s therefore no surprise that greater dietary fiber intake is associated with a lower risk of heart disease: There is a 9 percent lower risk for every additional 7 grams a day of total fiber consumed, which is just some rice and beans or a few servings of fruits and veggies.

Source: Follow the 5-to-1 Rule for Packaged Foods | NutritionFacts.org

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If everybody ate better, then imagine all the sickness could be avoided?

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