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Eat Your Fiber! Its Great For The Immune System

Posted October 07, 2010 in Fitness & Nutrition

Looks like the old saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away,’ can be taken literally. A new University of Illinois study promotes the benefit of consuming soluble fibers such as those found in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, lentils, citrus fruit, carrots, and APPLES and proves their positive effect on the immune system.  What does fiber do exactly? Along with aiding in digestion, according to professor Gregory Freund, soluble fiber:

Changes the personality of immune cells — they go from being pro-inflammatory, angry cells to anti-inflammatory, healing cells that help us recover faster from infection… Keep reading…

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