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High Fiber Diet May Ward Off Asthma, University of Lausanne Study



1/6/2014 8:42:24 AM

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Fruits, vegetables and whole-grains might be an unlikely treatment for asthma according to animal studies. Tests on mice, published in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a high-fibre diet could reduce inflammation in the lungs. The extra fibre changed the nutrients being absorbed from the gut, which in turn altered the immune system.

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