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5 benefits of adopting the high-fiber African diet

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It has long since been a rallying cry for the health-conscience: “Eat more fiber!” There is also evidence to suggest that returning to your roots – i.e., eating the foods your direct ancestors ate – will improve your personal health. Now, thanks to the positive results of a recent study, we know that Black Americans who switch to a high-fiber African diet dramatically decrease their risk for colon cancer. That got us thinking: What other benefits are there in adopting the fiber-intensive African diet? Well, check these out: 1. Keep that heart pumping and happy In short, there’s an inverse association between heart attacks and the amount of fiber one ingests. If you opt for a high-fiber diet, studies show…

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