We all know that fibre is an important part of our diet because a daily intake helps with digestion and overall gut health. But, since 2011, various studies have been published on the benefits dietary fibre has on chronic illnesses. Also included in the studies are the links between a high-fibre diet and higher-life expectancy.
The latest study by Prof. Andrew Reynolds titled Carbohydrate quality and human health: a series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses, observes the following results:
Additionally, a new study by National Institutes of Health reveals that if you consume fibre, found in whole grains, beans, nuts, vegetables and fruits, you have a significantly lower risk of dying over a nine-year period compared with people who consume lower amounts.