Fiber found to reduce risk factors for disease
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Published by National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Fiber in human nutrition,
  • High-fiber diet,
  • Diseases -- Risk factors

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Statementby Jan Ehrman
SeriesThe Search for health, Search for health
ContributionsNational Institutes of Health (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] leaf ;
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Open LibraryOL14659000M

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