A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: People who eat more of it simply have lower odds of dying.
"Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why." is from the January 01, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Carl Zimmer and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.