Fiber Can Help Reduce Risk of Cancer, Allergies, and Autoimmune Diseases
The gut microbiome that lives within the gut has huge effects on human health through complex interactions. Researchers have found that a diet high in dietary fiber can help reduce the risk of cancers, such as colorectal cancer. A population of healthy beneficial gut bacteria arising from a fiber-rich diet can lead to metabolic changes that lead to the suppression of pro-carcinogenic and drug-resistant genes and weaken the regeneration of cancer cells. Fiber has previously been shown to potentially reduce allergies and autoimmune diseases.
A Western diet is characterized by a low-fiber and high-fat composition, which affects gut microbial communities and immune functions, and promotes disease. Gut microbiota and their metabolites mediate mucosal and systemic immune responses, and alterations in its composition have been linked to multiple autoimmune disorders. How diet influences autoimmunity via the microbiota remains unclear despite long-standing associations between dietary effects on immunity and immune diseases.
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