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Can a High Fiber Diet Really Help your Health?

Jun 23rd, 2013 Posted in Preventing Diseases | no comment »
Begin to  eat healthier foods. Apples are the perfect food. Food is medicine.

Putting some fiber into your diet can save your life.

 

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the US today, and cardiovascular disease seems to be a catchall phrase for a number of diseases that involve the heart arteries and the veins.
Author Brenda Watson in her book: The Fiber 35 Diet explains that Cardiovascular disease is not only the heart, it effects the brain and extremities.
If you get a blood clot, this can stop the flow of blood anywhere, including the brain. Similarly, blood clots can form in the arteries that supply our arms and legs, and this is called peripheral artery disease.