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Fiber: Why It’s So Important For Men

A study out of the University of Colorado Cancer Center states that new research has connected the health benefits of fiber, namely, the phytic acid (a non-digestible carbohydrates found in fiber rich foods) as possibly slowing the progression of prostate cancer in men.  This information was also published in Cancer Prevention Research in January of 2013.  According to eatingwell.com, the phytic acid didn’t stop the tumors from initially developing but it appeared to slow their advancement to an aggressive stage. Continue reading

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