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2009-10-29 07:45:00

Australian researchers say they may have found yet another reason why we ought to be packing our diets full of fresh fruits and vegetables.  According to a new study released by Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, dietary fiber isn't just important for keeping your grandmother regular, but may in fact play a significant role in staving off chronic illnesses like arthritis, diabetes and asthma. Researchers have for some time known that fiber-rich foods such as legumes, whole...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.