Author: Anthony Russano Last Edited: April 8th 2019, 12:49:40 AM

Fiber

Healing Properties

  • Antiinflammatory: Short chain fatty acids (SCFA) are a postbiotic fermentation product of non-digestible dietary fiber by microbiota in the intestine which have anti-inflammatory properties[1]
  • Microbiome Modulation:
  • Immunomodulator: Short chain fatty acids (SCFA) are a postbiotic fermentation product of non-digestible dietary fiber by microbiota in the intestine which have immune modulatory properties[1]
  • Butyrate: is produced in the colon through microbial fermentation of dietary fiber

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: (COPD) Dietary fiber found to protect against COPD.[2]

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  1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review
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  2. Study Type: Press Release
    Title: Australian research uncovers link between dietary fiber and lung disease: Dietary fiber found to protect against COPD
    Author(s): Marea Martlew
    Institution(s): UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY
    Publication: EurekAlert!
    Date: 4-APR-2019
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