Fibre and Whole Grains

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A Dietary Fiber-Deprived Gut Microbiota Degrades the Colonic Mucus Barrier and Enhances Pathogen Susceptibility

Using a mouse model this study reveals the functional interactions between dietary fiber, the gut microbiota, and the colonic mucus barrier, which serves as a primary defense against enteric pathogens. http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)31464-7

Recent News

Whole grains associated with lower risk of death

Kurzweil Network - 13-Jun-2016

Whole grain foods reduce risk of chronic diseases and premature mortality.

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Eat fibre for a healthier life

Global News - 02-Jun-2016

Westmead Institute for Medical Research looked at people’s eating habits, including fibre intake, glycemic index, glycemic load and sugar intake.

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